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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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Clicker class

Bosco and I started our Intermediate Clicker Training class tonight. It’s another six week course taught by Dana that builds on the skills we learned in the Beginner class. I wasn’t sure if I was going to sign up for … Continue reading

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Week One, Day Two

The First Week: Sit Happens Day Two Again I worked Bosco first with Maia in a down-stay, but I am wondering if it would be better to do it the other way around, as perhaps Bosco will be able to … Continue reading

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Week One, Day Two

The First Week: Sit Happens Day Two Again I worked Bosco first with Maia in a down-stay, but I am wondering if it would be better to do it the other way around, as perhaps Bosco will be able to … Continue reading

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Keeping my resolution

One of my resolutions this year was to take Bosco through the 6 week training program in Pat Miller’s book, The Power of Positive Dog Training. I have decided to document my progress here on the blog. The First Week: … Continue reading

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It is not yet 8 o’clock on New Year’s Eve and I am contemplating going to bed. Although I am currently amused by Maia trying so hard to get Bosco to play with her that she stole his chewie right … Continue reading

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I received my last two books today (no seriously, they are my last because I have no money left in the ‘buy books’ fund) and they are Turid Rugaas’ “On Talking Terms With Dogs: Calming Signals” and Brenda Aloff’s “Canine … Continue reading

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Practising ‘touch’

Homework for clicker class is ten hard hand touches in 30 seconds. Maia already has a good ‘touch’ on my hand but she doesn’t smoosh her nose into my hand; she brushes it lightly. Because she is the type of … Continue reading

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Clicker basics class

Maia and I had our first clicker class tonight. I decided to do a beginner clicker class with Dana, my agility instructor, because I am a perfectionist and like to learn from the beginner. *grin* We started by clicking for … Continue reading

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Emma Parsons, author of ‘Click to Calm’ is coming to Vancouver in September 2011 to give a seminar. I’m so excited!

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