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The Winners: Handling360 Video Contest Fall 2016

The results of our Fall Handling360 video contest are in. Over the past week you have selected two stories from Round One, Round Two and Round Three to go the final round, and then voted for the two in the Season Finale that touched you [...]

2020-01-11T19:24:52-04:00October 19th, 2016|5 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

Can Technical Agility Handling Still Be “Fun Agility” Handling?

Every so often on Facebook I see threads where one person posts an agility course they just ran and cries how “unfair” courses are getting today. The thread often goes on to question the sanity of the judge who designed the course, before deciding that [...]

2018-02-28T22:14:08-04:00November 19th, 2014|22 Comments

Hitting A Nerve . . .

Recently, after teaching for three weeks on the road, I wrote this statement on my facebook status . . . "There is nothing more important that teaching your dog a reliable recall, nothing . . . it is the foundation of all brilliance and it [...]

2010-06-22T12:32:14-04:00June 22nd, 2010|64 Comments

Getting Old Fashioned

Since this is supposed to be a dog training blog, I thought I should occasionally write about dog training. My winter project is to go back in time, to how I used to train 10 or 15 years ago. I am sure that sounds kind [...]

2009-07-05T16:42:09-04:00November 22nd, 2008|4 Comments