Rally Obedience Work – Halt and Automatic Sit


“…(b)efore you teach your dog to stop when you do, you need to know the proper footwork. This is an important cue to your dog that you are, in fact, going to stop really soon. If you just stop short, your dog will keep going. Getting a stop and an automatic sit is very important […]

Introduction to Clicker Training


In dog training, it is far easier to teach and work with a dog when you have the dog’s undivided attention. Early training with a clicker, when done correctly, can provide this type of rapt attention, leading to more success and connection between the owner and the dog for performance events and in everyday life. […]

The Beginners Guide to Finding Your Performance Dog


For those people who have been bitten by the performance bug for the various events in the dog world, it can seem like a challenge to find and develop their own performance dog, especially for beginners. While it may be difficult with a puppy to foresee its future potential, there are some indicators that one […]