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Vlog: Expectations vs Understanding in Dog Training

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To call this thing we do “dog training” is a huge disservice to dogs. We are not “training” we are “educating” and just like with children, education starts in kindergarten and ascends onward from there only with understanding. The number one reason dogs get into trouble has to do with our expectations as owners compared […]

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Vlog: Where Is Your Dog On The Circle Of Fun?

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This Vlog post is a particularly important one if you live with a dog. If you are struggling with a behaviour that you’d like to change, then you will want to know about your dog’s state, and how that state affects the behaviour you want to change. Even if you don’t have a challenge, it’s […]

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Why “Choice” is the Critical Key to a Great Dog

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Many years ago I introduced a game that has changed the lives of many thousands of people and their dogs the world over. It’s the key building block to everything I teach in dog training. That game is ItsYerChoice (IYC). This is the game that will really shift your dog’s thought processes. Once you introduce […]

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The Transfer of Value in Dog Training

I think we should collectively agree about something. Here it is; relationships are not actually the way they are portrayed in the movies. If you attempt to smack your significant other across the face during an argument, don’t count on it ending up in some mushy romantic scene on the closest sofa. Likewise, while playing […]

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The Winners – Recallers Video Contest 2017

Recallers 2017 Video Contest Winners Over the past few days you have viewed and voted on 16 wonderful stories from our Recallers students, who shared what Recallers means to them with a short video. The decisions on which video to vote for in each round, and then the final, were hard to make! Today we […]

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Quick QUIZ: New Agility Training Assessment Tool!

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Is Your Agility Training Focused on What Your Dog Really Needs? I have put together this cool assessment tool that is helping agility folk decide where they should be focusing their training. So far the results have been scarily accurate. This super quick 10 question quiz will laser your training focus to what will bring out […]

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