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Building Name Recognition

Would you like to develop name recognition within your area of interest? I have a few ideas for you.  I'll use dogs as an example but the basic idea will hold up in general. Start by identifying your target audience: Who might listen to you now?  Where do you fit most...

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Are you contributing to your dog’s reactivity?

Imagine this:   you are observing a human parent. Every time another child or adult approaches their child, the parent pulls their child back and yells at the other parent to get the approaching child away, or maybe they pick their own child up or run off. They react...

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Leadership is not a dirty word

If you question what to do when your dog is feeling unsure or behaving badly in life or competition settings then you need the "Re-defining Leadership" webinar I'm teaching on Thursday at 6pm PT. I have taught this webinar a few times (see how important it is to me?!)...

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What was wrong with the handling in the last blog?

I was asked about my handling in my last blog.  What was wrong with it? I'm not aligned.  I was trying to stay in camera range so my head (gaze), shoulders and feet aren't aligned. Here's the video to refresh your memory: And...here's a still shot of me from this...

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Differentiating and applying “types” of training

In my mind, training divides up into a few rough types - and I treat them differently.   Competition training is focused on achieving very specific behaviors performed in a very specific way.  I don't want my dog doing much guessing about what I want, so I tend to...

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