Go! Sending to Jumps and Cones

Go! Sending to Jumps and Cones

The send exercises can be challenging to teach because the dog is required to move away from you. In this workshop, we’ll break down the steps to teach various types of send exercises, starting with circling a cone. From there, your dog will learn target training, how...
Pesky Positions? Not Anymore!

Pesky Positions? Not Anymore!

Does your dog struggle with position changes? He or she is not alone! Position changes are challenging because the dog is expected to promptly respond to each cue without moving forward toward you. Add in the silent hand signal exercises and the difficulty level...
Dog Training for Kids 101

Dog Training for Kids 101

Do you have a child (or know one) who loves dogs? Is your child always begging to “train” the dog? Would you like to foster a healthy relationship between your child and dog and give them both something to do? This workshop is geared toward the kids and is all about...
Where’s the Cookie? Reduce Reinforcement from Day 1

Where’s the Cookie? Reduce Reinforcement from Day 1

When you bring home that cute adorable puppy that may someday be your next sport dog, the last thing on your mind is reducing reinforcement! That’s a project for way later, just before you’re thinking about entering competitions, right? Not necessarily! There are...
Stays For All Occasions – Active Sits and Relaxed Downs

Stays For All Occasions – Active Sits and Relaxed Downs

Does your dog struggle with stays? Maybe you have trouble teaching duration. Or your dog can’t relax on the station or in a down stay. Perhaps it falls apart when you add distance. Stays are critical for dog sports, whether it’s an active stay like an agility start...