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Looking for Progress and NOT Perfection

So I wanted to write a quick blog about something that I see is a problem in dog training and that is when the handlers are constantly looking for perfection when training.. In other words the finished article / behaviour. For example : Loose lead walking / walking to heal. The perfect sit and wait. [...]

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Motivation!

Yesterday I talked about our show routine. Today I wanted to write a few words about motivation. Motivation is so important when we are training our dogs. If your dog doesn't have the motivation to do something then they probably won't succeed in the task your wanting them to do! What motivates your dog? I [...]

What’s in my Treat Bag??!

I often talk in class about the importance of rewards and the correct ones! So I thought I'd write a quick blog to show you all that I do practice what I preach when it comes to my own dogs. Today we went for a lovely early morning walk through the fields, I always have [...]

Does your dog get downtime?!

Let's talk rest! I mean we all know how important it is in the human world but have you considered it for your dogs?! Rest is a vital part of any dog training as much as the actual training is itself. So with this in mind I want you to ask yourself if your dog [...]