agility training

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

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

The Winners! Handling360 Video Contest 2016

Announcing our Winners! After a very exciting few days it's time to announce the winners of our 2016 Handling360 video contest. This week has brought us handling videos that include not only agility... but fast cars, babies, bat dogs, runaways, science, families found, big machinery, [...]

2018-04-13T12:06:59-04:00January 22nd, 2016|19 Comments

Handling360 Video Contest 2016! Championship Round

The Championship Round is Here! The day has arrived. This has truly been a team effort, first my Say Yes team narrowed down a long list of amazing videos to only 15… then we called on you to help us narrow those down to just [...]

2018-04-13T12:08:24-04:00January 21st, 2016|38 Comments

KICKING IT OFF! The 2016 H360 Video Contest!

Day 1 of Our Handling360 Video Contest Has Arrived We at Say Yes LOVE our video contests. Every entry is inspiring and each one highlights the wonderful relationship between dogs and the people who love them. My team and I sit down and watch each and every [...]

2018-04-13T12:38:43-04:00January 18th, 2016|15 Comments