Here in our area of the country, it’s time to start thinking about introducing our new dogs to pulling a sled. We use the ELSA kick sled that was originally designed for humans but has been adapted for dogs and works very well. (This is not a sponsored post and we do not receive any… Read More R+ Recreational Dog Sledding – Starting Out
Recently, I have been working on teaching JoJo to SIT. She is six months old and has not been taught to sit because of her former life as a potential show dog. Dogs who are being shown and will spend a lot of time doing so are often not taught this cue for ease of… Read More Teaching More Than One Dog Sport – Good Or Bad?
This week I started working on the balance beam with Tommy. He has never done this behaviour before and I wan’t sure how the training would proceed because of this. The balance beam is considered an expert trick by The “Do More With Your Dog” Association, and because there is an actual possibility of the… Read More Past Training Helps With New Behaviours
Two weeks ago, my second oldest dog Finn, started staggering around the house and yard. She couldn’t walk straight and she was bumping into things. She also had a head tilt and her eyes were flicking back and forth. I did some research on the internet and found a few things that it looked like,… Read More An Elderly Dog Issue – Vestibular Syndrome
This summer, I have started to train my dogs every morning from 9 -10 am. WHY would I do this? Simply, I never seem to get around to doing AS MUCH training as if I schedule time to do that. It is not necessary to train your dog everyday. But, even if you are just… Read More Why You Want To Train Your Dog Everyday