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Want a fantastic recall?

This is a video of Dice at 12 weeks of age - That's a recall! Here is how I got it: I started at 9 weeks of age.  At that age, most puppies are well aware that they need you and come back quickly and easily.  Start at 8 weeks if you can!  I only whistled when he was...

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Tired. So very tired

Puppies are a lot of work. I know that; this isn't my first rodeo.  But the piece I had forgotten was the "wearing down" part.  Where you are consistent....so consistent!  The first day.  The second day. And then around Day three, you find yourself letting a few small...

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Getting the release from a toy

Is your dog great about biting a toy but doesn't let go?  This is Dice's second lesson on the skill of releasing a toy - give it a shot! https://youtu.be/CzL-f7f4-oU Follow me (Denise Fenzi) on Facebook if you want to see his daily training live, and ask questions if...

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Is Drive just biting?!

I have a new puppy; his name is Dice. He is a "high drive" puppy. What does that mean; "high drive"? Let's talk about it! My definition of drive is "persists in the face of adversity." And this puppy? He persists and persists and persists because...he's high drive....

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Welcome, Puppy Dice

I got a new puppy yesterday. With COVID turning the world upside down, it was quite a Dicey Proposition getting him here and now that is his name - Dicey Proposition of Sprite-Wildrose - call name Dice. Here's a video of his first training session, done via FB live:...

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