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A few early puppy training lessons

There are many ways to start a puppy or young dog on the early skills required for dog sports.  This video demonstrates two useful things - 'choosing' to work and the start of heel work. In this video, puppy Kismet (11 week old Dutch Shepherd) and her mom are having...

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Pre-Engagement and Engagement webinars!

I'll be teaching two webinars for Fenzi Dog Sports Academy (FDSA) on Thursday evening.  Consider these webinars if: Your dog struggles to engage with your training plans the second you step out of the house. Your dog struggles to maintain engagement if there is no...

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Food refusal for dog sports

One of the exercises in Ringsport is food refusal.  This was fun to teach!  We're not done yet, but here's our current progress with small slices of hot dog - next up will be bigger chunks: Here are the steps: 1.  A solid down stay. 2. Cue "leave it" and throw a...

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