Reward Reward Reward!! (part 2)

So in my earlier blog I talked through several things regarding rewards and some of the common mistakes people make when training. If you missed it then you can read it here. In this blog I want to go through two other very important subjects when it comes to rewarding our dogs : 🧩Criteria 🧩Rate ofContinue reading “Reward Reward Reward!! (part 2)”

Rewards Part 1

How to reward your dog correctly is THE most important part of dog training and it is one of the first things I mention on my FUNdamental Foundations Courses. In my two part blog I will be going through a few important things to remember when rewarding your dog. Just imagine this… Its a blisteringContinue reading “Rewards Part 1”

Copying – A hindrance or a help? 🤔

Copying is unfortunately something I’ve become used to all of my life. Even back to my school days I can recall many a situation where I was being copied one way or another. When I set up this business many years back a local person copied every single thing on my website! So you couldContinue reading “Copying – A hindrance or a help? 🤔”

🥳Fourth in the Final for Flash!🥳🍾🧩

On Sunday we had a trip to Agility Vision as Flash had qualified for the Grand National Finals sponsored by Adams Agility. We weren’t expecting much as both dogs have been having a semi break from competing so we are a bit out of practice at shows as we haven’t been doing many this summerContinue reading “🥳Fourth in the Final for Flash!🥳🍾🧩”

Why Problematic Agility Behaviour? 🤔❓️

Those that follow my social media will already know that I have laser targeted the business to focus on problematic agility behaviour. You may be wondering why I’ve done this, so I thought I’d explain. If you have read my book (if not click here you are missing a treat 😜) you will know whyContinue reading “Why Problematic Agility Behaviour? 🤔❓️”

Why is Confidence so Important?

Today we had a major breakthrough in Quest’s training. All the weeks of patience, understanding and structured training has started to pay off 💙🧩🧩. Earlier this year Quest went for a routine vet trip. It was the first time he had ever been in the vets with me. Previously due to all the lockdowns heContinue reading “Why is Confidence so Important?”

Fair doesn’t always mean equal!

Yesterday I attended the Kennel Club International Agility Festival which is being held at Rutland Showground. It is a very busy show with thousands of dogs at the venue. You may be surprised to read that I only took two out of my three dogs! Yes I left one at home!! 😳 (obviously in theContinue reading “Fair doesn’t always mean equal!”

2020 Round Up 📰

So what a weird year 2020 was! Despite all the madness there were plenty of positives that have come out of this year! Yes there were a lot of negatives and a lot of people will be glad to see the back of this year but for the purpose of keeping sane it is importantContinue reading “2020 Round Up 📰”

Why do I need online training?

In this strange time that we are in a lot of people are making connections with family and friends online. There has also been a big increase in people learning new skills or gaining more knowledge by studying online. In my business I love to utilise the online aspects of teaching as it can openContinue reading “Why do I need online training?”