That is the attitude I want on my recall! I had just come back from a Bailey/Farhoody Chicken Workshop and had a consult with a young family with a lovely young lab. One of the main reasons I was there was that they could not get the dog to reliably come in […]
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Why is the Predictable so hard to do?
You mean to be consistent, right? You know exactly what you want, no problem. Why do you find yourself rewarding what you don’t want then? Why did you get that head drop on the figure 8, or the dog that comes off the nose work hide, instead of staying there? Welcome to the […]
In All Fairness
You go to buy a vehicle and the seller says to you, “in all fairness, the car needs new brakes”. You are going to buy a house and “in all fairness”, the seller discloses that a big box store will be built next door. You decide to go on vacation to another country, and your […]
Free Your Training From This Frequent Error
You see, but you do not observe”-Sherlock Holmes Free your training from this frequent error The above quote is something that really fits all dog sports training. You need to not just “see” behavior of your dog, but you need to observe it. Observation involves noting changes and perceiving what is really happening in […]