AKC News Nips

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in AKC News, Dog Training, News Nips, Online Content |

  AKC Launches Dog Training Hotline Get Advice Quickly through New Telephone Service Did your dog eat the remote again? Are your walks around the block more like pulling matches? Dog training help is now just a phone call away with the launch of a new American Kennel Club service the AKC GoodDog! Helpline. Experienced dog trainers staff the hotline and answer owners questions about common problems. The trainers only employ positive reinforcement methods. The service is open...

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UT Canine Rehab Seminar

Posted by on May 20, 2011 in Dog Training, DogSport News, Magazine Current Issue, Online Content |

Canine V – NEW Elective: From Head To Tail: The Business of Canine Physical Rehabilitation. Want to know how to expand your practice with rehabilitation? Learn from the best! Deborah Gross Saunders is teaching her “NEW” elective Head to Tail: The Business of Canine Physical Rehabilitation on June 10th as well as her Head to Tail: Treatment of Common Canine Conditions on 6/11-6/12 in Olathe, KS. Each session is $453 and credit may be applied to your...

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Training With Mary Ann Campbell

Posted by on Apr 22, 2010 in Dog Training |

Keep Stress Out of Training One of the biggest obstacles we have in training our dogs is stress. To be successful, it is important that we learn to recognize the signs of stress in ourselves and our dogs. Why? Because stress interferes with learning! Neither people nor animals learn well when stressed. More importantly, it is never acceptable to knowingly cause stress in our dogs. As trainers, we need to monitor our own stress. Our dogs know when we’re stressed....

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Column: Training With Mary Ann Campbell

Posted by on Apr 16, 2010 in Dog Training, Online Content |

Keep Stress Out of Training One of the biggest obstacles we have in training our dogs is stress. To be successful, it is important that we learn to recognize the signs of stress in ourselves and our dogs. Why? Because stress interferes with learning! Neither people nor animals learn well when stressed. More importantly, it is never acceptable to knowingly cause stress in our dogs. As trainers, we need to monitor our own stress. Our dogs know when we’re stressed. They...

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Jo Sermon in the Great White North

Posted by on Dec 9, 2009 in Dog Training, Online Content |

By: Kiersten Lloyd In November of 2008 I had the privilege of attending a seminar with Jo Sermon from England. This long legged, jovial, English accented lady was brave enough to travel to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada in the winter. I had heard different things about Jo and her teaching methods so I approached this seminar ready and willing to go. Jo started off in what seemed to be a very hard line attitude. She explained that in England you have to win your class...

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Your First Agility Trial – Part IV

Posted by on Dec 4, 2009 in Columns, Dog Training, Online Content |

By: Sally Silverman Part IV Making the most of the experience: With so many rules and courses, registrations and running orders to keep straight, it’s sometimes easy to forget why you are trialing in the first place! Some ideas for making the most of your first trial experience: Walking the course Some walk the dog’s path first; some break it into sections, maybe walking the ending portion before the beginning. There is no right or wrong way, just use your time...

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