Heeling Made Simple – The Front Foot Target

There is confusion about the definition of “heeling” as it pertains to dog training. The original meaning, and correct one, refers to the formal heel, which has been used in competition for decades, in both retrieving and competition obedience. It was also traditionally trained with force. The dog was collar corrected each time he went… Read More Heeling Made Simple – The Front Foot Target

Training A Great Retrieve (From A “Non-Retriever” Standpoint)

Retrieving doesn’t always come naturally for a dog. Retrieving is often seen as a behaviour that a dog is born with. While this is true for many dogs, other dogs, even dogs from a retrieving background, don’t care about it. At all. This especially applies to purpose-bred dogs who have a particular job they were… Read More Training A Great Retrieve (From A “Non-Retriever” Standpoint)