dog agility transformation

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|33 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

Handling360: Bringing Joy To An Entlebucher

Lots to learn from today's video. It is a glimpse into the agility journey of one of my Handling360 students. Although it is meant to be a "Handling360 success story" there are lessons to learn while you watch.  For some, it may be discovering that there is an actual breed of dog called [...]

2018-04-13T12:39:53-04:00January 16th, 2016|2 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

Handling360 Video Contest….Day 2

Did you find inspiration from the journeys in Day One? It’s not over yet! We still have six more videos to roll out every day for the next three days…. trust me the decision won’t get any easier…they are all incredible! We had over 2000 [...]

2016-10-04T21:05:10-04:00November 11th, 2014|25 Comments

Handling360 Video Contest Day 1 …Let’s Get it Started!

If you are like me, then you love a good story. Stories take you away for a moment, maybe teach you something or lightens your mood. Over the next week I am going to share with you 24 amazing stories. Some will make you laugh [...]

2014-11-14T14:16:08-04:00November 10th, 2014|43 Comments