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Stand out of motion

Today I worked a little heeling (not shown), and putting some pieces of the moving stand together, along with adding a bit of endurance to our contact heeling. Steps for moving stand.  This will set up for for the AKC stand out of motion where a hand signal is allowed...

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Training with Classical and Operant Conditioning

Today is all about the video! I did a Facebook live yesterday on teaching with both classical and operant conditioning - both are valuable! Trainers tend to think in terms of operant conditioning - an "if/then" statement where the dog recognizes how their choice leads...

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www.thehighdrivedog.com is open!!!

  Come visit my new business:  www.thehighdrivedog.com! The High Drive Dog subscription service is all about your driven dogs - the ones you love for their intensity and enthusiasm!  And, sometimes you wish they would just... Calm down.  Slow down.  Gve the toy...

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Crooked fronts? Try this simple drill

Straight and close fronts for dog sports competitions can be a challenge for a variety of reasons. Some dogs sit too far back; they feel the pressure of our bodies and they want to avoid it, so they hang out just a bit further away than we want them.  Or maybe they...

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