Description:A lot of people think of competition obedience as 'boring' — not Julie Symons! Julie and I chat about keeping obedience skills fun through the use of games... and she gives us a peek into her Obedience Games Starter and Obedience Games classes!
Description: If you're prepping a dog for competition, there's a lot more to think about than just the skills of your chosen sport. Ann and I talk about what those 'things' are and her current class on preparing for the competition ring.
Description: It's totally not helpful to be told your cues are late - without any idea what to do about it. Today Loretta and I get into why timing is so important for agility and how you can work on yours!
We talk about the theme from camp this year and unveil an exciting new program, coming soon to FDSA!
Want the full details on the FDSA Pet Professionals Program? Check out the new website, www.fdsapetprofessionals.com!
And we'll be back next week, this time (for real) with Loretta Mueller to talk about improving your agility timing.
Description: What skills does it take to compete in nosework other than identifying odor? Whether looking to start a puppy or build confidence in an older dog, there are skills your dog needs beyond finding odor... and Stacy and I talk about exactly that in this episode.
Ever wish your dog didn't pull in excitement when they see people or other dogs on a walk? Nancy and I talk about teaching skills to get nicer greetings when your dog wants to say hi.
Next Episode: We'll be back next week with Loretta Mueller to talk about improving your timing in agility...
Description: Sarah Stremming and I talk about training to get through the teenage years — what it takes to get through them and how to create the foundation for a well-balanced adult dog.
We'll be back next week with Nancy Tucker to talk about getting better greetings.
Description: Kamal Fernandez recently published his book, Pathway to Positivity! He joins me on the podcast to chat about the book and talk about how important it is to teach sports dogs how to be great pets too.
Next Week: We'll be back May 17 with Sarah Stremming to talk about living with and training adolescent dogs.
Description: Today Dr. Debbie Gross Torraca joins me to talk about owning, training, and competing in sports with long-backed dogs — including some breeds that you may not consider as being long-backed breeds!
Next Week: We'll be back May 10th with Kamal Fernandez to talk about his new book, Pathway to Positivity.
Description: Petra Ford joins me to talk about competition obedience — how she creates a plan for the ring and what it was like to win the obedience world cup.
Next Episode: We'll be back May 3rd with Debbie Torraca to talk about living and competing with dogs with long backs.
Description: Helene and I chat about her upcoming webinar on intact dogs, and talk about arousal, pressure in training, and the difference between static and dynamic impulse control.
Next week we'll be back with Petra Ford to talk about competition obedience.
Description: This week we bring back Dr. Jessica Hekman to talk about what the science says on topics like when or if you should spay and neuter, how socialization actually works, and more!
Next Week: 4/19 Helene Lawler to talk about herding and living with intact dogs.
Description: Ever wondered what the benefits are to canine massage? Lori Stevens joins me on the podcast to talk about how canine massage can benefit our dogs.
Next week: 4/12/19 Dr. Jessica Hekman, DVM, PhD on the biology of building a great performance dog
Description: What's the future of positive training? We brought on Amy, Sarah, and Shade to talk about it and share their experiences with R+2.0.
Next Episode: 4/5/19 with Lori Stevens on canine massage.