Playing tug with a strong dog

Playing with a strong dog is a matter of leverage, not strength.  I can usually play with a dog that is up to half of my weight – more than that and I will suffer.  The trick is one of technique….the attached video will illustrate a few points. This is...

Cisu’s Next Adventure

Cisu is nine years old and has her OTCH, Schutzhund 3 and FH titles, but she’s definitely not ready for retirement.  So…what to do with an older lady who is probably past her jumping days, but has an excellent brain attached to an enthusiastic body? How...

OTCH

Cisu earned her Obedience Trial Championship I’ve tried to find the right punctuation for that first sentence, but nothing fit, so I left it off altogether.  I couldn’t use a period because there is no emotion in a period.  I considered an exclamation...

Cisu – Working with a Metronome

Ms. Lyra managed to rip all of her pads off running around a wet pool deck, so she’s lying around looking very sad right now – no training until she’s chipper again. Ms. Cisu has offered to substititue in for a training blog today.  For those who are...

Cisu – The Normal One

It’s Cisu’s turn in the limelight. She’s will remind some people of their own dogs because she’s rather typical of “dog”. Cisu has many interests, of which I am only one.  She enjoys food and toys and exploring.  She likes humans...