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A Scare and a Success

The Scare I've been getting up around 5 for the last few mornings and taking the dogs to the field at the local elementary school so that they can sniff and wander for fifteen minutes or so before being abandoned … Continue reading

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Brandon McMilan

Does anyone know anything about this guy? I’ve tried to google his training techniques and can’t find anything. The bio on his site doesn’t state that he is a positive reinforcement trainer, which I find peculiar if he is indeed … Continue reading

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This past Sunday I did a canine conditioning seminar with Bobbie Lyons. She was absolutely fabulous and I would go to another of her workshops again in a heartbeat. She has a livejournal: and you should also go look at … Continue reading

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Stand Up!

Oh! Oh! And also, on the training front: I have been working on ‘stand’ with a hand cue with Maia. Last night at agility we were working with the clicker in between our turns on the equipment and we did … Continue reading

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There were coyotes out in the forest tonight. Maia was acting extremely anxious – walking in heel, bonking my hand with her nose, jumping up on me – and I couldn’t figure out the source until we stopped and I … Continue reading

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There were coyotes out in the forest tonight. Maia was acting extremely anxious – walking in heel, bonking my hand with her nose, jumping up on me – and I couldn’t figure out the source until we stopped and I … Continue reading

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Tonight was the last clicker class that I am taking Bosco to for the next while. Unfortunately it is too expensive to continue doing the class. If Dana taught independently (and closer, while I’m dreaming) then I would do it … Continue reading

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Maia and I ended up having a really great agility class tonight. I was worried that her anxiety would transfer over to a bad class, as has happened before, but she did great! First up we did the dog walk … Continue reading

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Maia and I ended up having a really great agility class tonight. I was worried that her anxiety would transfer over to a bad class, as has happened before, but she did great! First up we did the dog walk … Continue reading

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Agility Trial

It was so much fun to watch a trial now that I have a better idea as to what is going on. Oh look, it’s a threadle! Hey, that’s a front cross! I took two videos of Emma from my … Continue reading

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