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Clarity within learning

Let's consider the idea of Clarity within the teaching process itself - once learning has begun. If you think about it for a moment, true clarity, the dog being clear on what is required, is impossible with a trainee. If the dog knew what you wanted you wouldn't be...

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My favorite heeling game

This is the most basic heeling game that I work with my own dogs, and I work it a lot. For life. Every move is followed by its opposite. So....hard control to the inside (left pivot) is followed by a fast spin the opposite way (effectively a right or about turn)....

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What Do I Like?

Dice is 18 weeks old.  My primary focus is finding ways to expose him to the world while keeping him out of mischief - not a simple matter with a high drive puppy who isn't content to just watch the world go by.  He wants to engage with something; if he engages with...

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