It’s been since 2002 that my dog McCoy and I entered our first trial in competition Obedience. After that, I did both Rally and Obedience with all my dogs. When I started out, I really knew very little about what I was doing. Let me re-phrase that. I knew nothing. We did OK in the… Read More Improving Rally-O Runs
New year, new things to do – or write about – in my case. This blog has always been ALMOST strictly about training the difficult breeds, and it still is, because there are still some who don’t believe that certain breeds are easier to train. But life is much more than just training, and in… Read More What Is Right For Your Dog?
Even though I have been teaching dog training to people since 2003, and training my own dogs since 1999, I still learn stuff about dogs and training them everyday. Since our Kuvasz Ira came to live with us in 2016, we have been very busy with him and he has really been a handful. I… Read More Things I Learned That Helped Me Train My “Difficult” Dog
A peaceful camping trip in any season is a wonderful activity. It’s something that many people wait for months to do because of the weather or to get time off from work. Your dog is a family member and so you may want to include him dog in regular camping trips. Unfortunately, barking in camp… Read More Stop Your Dog From Barking In Camp
This July, my Ira, who is two years old now, was diagnosed with a mild form of Mega-Esophagus. This is simply an enlargement of the esophagus which makes it difficult for the dog to swallow food. It can be in only portions of the esophagus, (or in one part as in Ira’s case thankfully) or… Read More Dealing With Mega-Esophagus In Dogs