balance breaks

The Secret Sauce For Enthusiasm … Balance Breaks!

Fun is an essential ingredient to training success for you and your dog, and the secret sauce to maintaining enthusiasm and engagement in a training session is to take a break. We call these "balance breaks" and also use "reset cookies". It might seem counter-intuitive [...]

2019-08-12T02:06:24-04:00January 17th, 2019|16 Comments

Another Rockin’ Puppy Camp

Well puppy camp was once again a blast. I was very impressed with the way the campers all were able to create focus and drive in some pretty young puppies. The key was "fast and fun" transitions. From the crate to work and back to [...]

2020-01-10T21:16:26-04:00April 16th, 2009|13 Comments