Archive for 2010


December 5, 2010

So much of agility isn’t about the obstacles, it’s about what happens in between–your handling. I think developing your puppy’s understanding of handling takes longer then anything. The good news is that it’s something you can start from when you very first bring them home. Circle work (as outlined by Greg Derrett), is a heck […]

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Contacts–what to do, what to do…

November 25, 2010

Ahhh, the million dollar question…how are you going to train your contacts?  Are you going to do running?  Are you going to do two on two off?  Four on the floor?  Trkman?  Stride Regulators?  It can almost make your head explode. Currently, I have a running aframe and dogwalk with Trip.  What most people don’t […]

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Back to Puppies…

November 21, 2010

I incorporate some of NILIF (Nothing in Life is Free) into living with a puppy–I think it helps really build that relationship. I’m not talking about keeping your puppy in some kind of sterile bubble away from any possible interesting stimulus except you, but just some basic concepts. I don’t give out cookies for looking […]

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