Why You Should Study Pickpocketing

Today….. I told someone that they should get good at picking pockets. Yeah. That’s the kind of advice you get from me. See……. We took their dog on an “Out & About” training session. It was on a busy walking trail in Amesbury, Mass. There were walkers. Bikes. Kids. Kids in strollers. And dogs……. Several dogs. Dogs stopped on the …

Learn YOUR Dog!

Every dog is different. Even in something as seemingly simple as game play. It’s like kids. Some want to play soccer. Some want to play rugby. Some want to do MMA!!!! It’s your job to learn YOUR dog!!!!! Find the game THEY find more rewarding. Don’t just insist on the one you want to play. I was guilty of that …

Weight Pull Adventures!!!!!

After attending one of our Weight Pull workshops Ashley and Mike Majetic, out of Paul Anthony’s A & B Canine, attended their first real weight pull!!!!! They pulled for the W3PO organization. And, even though it was their first one……. Their dog Mya took 2nd place in her weight. And qualified for their national level competition with a pull of …

Micheal Ellis On Relationship

Ellis discusses the importance, and effect of relationship in training. Focus on relationship. Almost can’t go wrong!

“Useful” Stress

This was posted on Facebook by The Naughty Dogge. One of the best things I’ve seen! Had to Share: “As I look around at the kid’s soccer games where no team wins, I wonder what this result will look like in adults. Then I realize I know. The stress that comes with not-winning is what builds character; though that stress …

Building and Breaking Trust

Everyone that reads this thing regularly, knows I do a lot of training through game play. And, not in the surface “Create a reward event to make them work” sort if way. But, in a profound way. Almost a spiritually fulfilling way. It impacts so many different levels. Gives activity which is physically healthy. Gives psychological fulfillment, as the activities …

Quick Reference: Body language

Posted these a while back. But came up at a workshop last week, so I thought I’d repost: “Is Language Ruining Our Ability To Communicate?” “Non Verbal Training” Enjoy!