Just. One. More.

Just. One. More.

You’ve seen it before. You started the session as planned. At first the dog is a little rusty, takes a few reps to get in the groove. Then you find that sweet spot. He hits the target 5, 6, 7 times in a row. Maybe even 10 or 20 times. Then all of a sudden, you cue the...
Legit Luring: The “Treat Magnet”

Legit Luring: The “Treat Magnet”

But wait! I thought luring was “illegal” for clicker trainers? HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE?? Whoa, whoa, whoa… Hold your horses (or llamas or whatever). Luring, or putting a treat in front of the animal’s nose to guide a movement or behavior, is a tool and it has it’s...
Camp Lethimmakeachoice

Camp Lethimmakeachoice

Ok, so I have almost recovered from the 3.5 days of insanity awesomeness that was FDSA Sports Camp. I couldn’t decide what to write about this… it’s impossible to thank and acknowledge everyone without forgetting someone important, and a full summary of the experience...
Rugby’s First Show & Go

Rugby’s First Show & Go

Well, in all fairness, it’s actually his third. His first two, he came along for the ride, walked around, ate some cookies, and played a little bit. He also learned to both crate and potty in new places, which are EXTREMELY important skills for a future...