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Puppy Peaks Video Contest Voting – Day 4

Day 4 of voting is upon us!  We’ve had nearly 1,500 people vote for our first 15 videos…can you believe it?  Thank you to everyone for voting, and a special thanks to our talented videographers for providing us with such beautiful entertainment over the last 4 days! Today is the final day of voting for […]

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Tugging With the Dog

There were some great comments on my tugging post yesterday as to why you thought long duration tugs had the potential for more focus for the environment while short bursts of tug games alternating with other responses created great attention for the handler. You pretty much hit all of the points I had prepared for […]

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The Duration of The Tug Sessions

Tugging is a big part of my dog training, I hope it is also a big part of yours. It is a great reinforcer for most dogs. For those dogs that are not currently big fans of tugging, it is a skill that be cultivated with work on your part . . . yes I […]

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The Success Of the Puppy Peakers

Today we re-open registrations for Puppy Peaks, but just for the holiday season. Over the past two months we have had many requests to re-open the program so today is your day! When I thought about what to write for the blog, I thought who can I convey what Puppy Peaks is all about to people […]

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Defining Inspirational Dog Training . . .

I am sitting here watching a series of video clips that I put together of my puppy “Swagger.” It’s clips of him working at a seminar over the weekend. I love my puppy, as I love my own dogs but as I watch video clips I tend to be critically; looking for what I could […]

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The Possibilities in Dog Training

Recently I became involved in a discussion about dog training methodology with friends and members of the CAPPDT. I felt compelled to write this post, hopefully I did it without judgement.  I know I have addressed this topic many times in the past but it certainly is worth more than one look. Do you know […]

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An Evening With Swagger

Swagger Well judging from the name of this blog post it could either be about my puppy or about me strutting my stuff on a night on the town somewhere. The video will clarify anything the pictures don’t. This is all about my boy Swag. Mr. Swagger is growing up so nicely, I am absolutely […]

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Getting Close!

Okay today is the day. My first ever no charge live webinar. I know we are just about at capacity in the 8:30 pm call so if you are interested in hearing about the Say Yes foundation program please don’t sit on this because I will not be making this webinar available for public …

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Are You Busy On Thursday?

Here  is something I often hear when I am on the road;  “I would love to take one of your workshops Susan but I can’t afford to travel” or “I can’t afford the high prices to get in”. So this Thursday you CAN attend one of my seminars and you don’t have to worry about […]

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