Ever wondered how The Play Way differs from other methods for treating reactivity? Amy and I talk about how she developed the ideas from her work on her PhD in Psychology.
Common advice is that a green dog just needs more ring experience but... is that really true? What's going on when a dog gets gradually worse the more they compete?
What skills do you need as you build from the basis to more advanced levels in nosework? Stacy and I talk about breaking that down and more — PLUS we share an exciting new announcement from FDSA!
Walking into the competition ring comes with pressure! Petra and I talk about how to create a positively conditioned emotional response to pressure... and how to prep for Utility with your obedience dog!
This year is the 6th anniversary of the founding of the Fenzi TEAM titles program — and we take a look at how it's grown and reveal a new, up-and-coming addition!
Julie Symons joins me to talk about nosework, obedience, and the pros and cons of training for multiple sports!
Description: Sara Brueske joins me to tell me why she teaches toy play with food — and all the benefits that come with it.
Description: Shade comes on the podcast to talk about training toy behavior to create cooperative play, and the process of shaping heelwork.
Amy teaches three different classes, each with a very different approach — in this episode we talk about the what and why of each.
Today Jake and I talk about all things Bitey Sports and how being told it wasn't possible to train a dog for Mondio without the 'traditional' tools for the sport led him to do exactly that.
Heather joins me to talk about the AKC Canine Good Citizen program — including what it takes to go from the original CGC test to the newer, more advanced versions.
Interested in learning more about herding - but want to approach it from a positive training perspective? Barb and I talk all about what that means in today's podcast episode!
Sharon and I chat about what it means to train an atypical dog — what it looks like, and how these dogs end up that way.