agility handling

LIVE WEBINAR: How to Increase the Speed Your Agility Dog Learns

The Say Yes Team has taken over Susan's blog for a day, as we have news to share ... great news, good news and some bad news. [Update November 04, 2018] Our free training series has ended now, but if you visit any link below [...]

2018-11-07T20:12:04-04:00October 28th, 2018|2 Comments

Dog Training in Agility: What We Do For Love

One of my online students challenged me recently. She is a highly successful agility competitor in the United States. She has been a student on Handling360 since the beginning. She said to me last week "why do you not stress the dog training part of [...]

2020-01-11T19:37:31-04:00February 17th, 2016|34 Comments

Turning the Impossible, into the POSSIBLE

Do ever you look at your current agility life and believe there are things that are just impossible for you and your dog? That your thinking isn't being a "pessimist", rather you are just being a "realist". Do you believe there are limits on what you [...]

2018-04-13T11:50:27-04:00February 14th, 2016|26 Comments

Do Agility Dogs Really Understand Verbal Cues & A New Home for Handling360!

Today was meant to be the day we released video four in our latest Handling360 video series…but alas…things didn’t go as planned. We set our sights (and sites) on tomorrow. I would personally like to thank you for your patience and promise video four will [...]

2020-01-11T19:41:31-04:00February 11th, 2016|41 Comments

A Case Study In One Agility Handler’s Transformation: Angie Benacquisto

In December 2014 I received an email from Angie Benacquisto, someone I had known as an accomplished agility competitor. I knew she had a young dog about the same age as my dog Swagger. I had also known that her and Echo were struggling for qualifying scores [...]

2018-04-13T11:59:16-04:00January 30th, 2016|11 Comments

My Embarrassing Secret… I May Be A Jinx!

Ok, I had a big realization today. I have always liked to believe my values, opinions and insights are pretty much aligned with other dog lovers. Today I realized I might actually be marching to the beat of a different drummer… as a matter of [...]

2018-04-13T12:03:02-04:00January 26th, 2016|25 Comments

Inspiring Transformations in Dog Agility

Trans·for·ma·tion /tran(t)sfərˈmāSH(ə)n: a thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance. Who amongst us wouldn't want a “transformation”? Maybe a transformation of our fitness level, our cluttered house, or yes possibly even our agility abilities. Transformations require the desire for a change. That desire may come from [...]

2018-04-13T12:42:43-04:00January 11th, 2016|36 Comments

The Chicken and the Egg Debate in Dog Agility

You know that ageless debate…which came first the chicken to lay the egg or the egg that grew to be a chicken? Well I see a similar one in dog agility. Yesterday, I released the first video in my latest free online training  series “Transforming [...]

2014-11-21T21:57:43-04:00November 21st, 2014|6 Comments

Handling360 Video Contest….Season Finale!

How do you feel when your favourite TV series comes to an end, knowing there won’t be more to new episodes to watch? That’s how I felt these last few days watching the agility journey videos that made the finals of our contest here on [...]

2018-02-26T22:00:31-04:00November 14th, 2014|94 Comments