John the Wonderful took photos of our recall session in Puppy Class 5 November 2017. Not perfect pics, but so interesting I was driven to blog about them.
“Are we doing the basics?” This was asked twice in this afternoon’s classes, once in the Positively Dogs class and again in Puppy Class. The Bottom Shelf I’m not sure I like that term: The Basics. Or Foundation. Or any of their synonyms. I’m sure I’ve written on not liking them before, but […]
“It’s not that punishment doesn’t work to get rid of behaviours, it’s that the risks associated with it are so great, it really is best avoided if at all possible.” Jenny Adams, excerpt from The Big Brain Bit Known in the trade as Positive Punishment (P+) So, what’s the risks? Here’s some, there […]
I wrote the following in response to a facebook discussion about how dogs should greet one another in the park, but was told by a good friend that I’d written: “Too much hahaha.” I don’t disagree. So thought it would be a good thing to put it in a blog post instead. My rule is […]
“So much to learn! I’m no good on the computer the Web Course scares me. I keep getting things wrong. My poor dog!” I get it. Just talk to my agility pals about what a mess we all made when we first started. And we can argue the point, but I think I […]