We walk, think, and dream dog...

Seems our dog brains rarely power down, and there has to be a depository for all our musings. We hope you enjoy this ongoing collection of our training thoughts, with a bit of CNC news thrown in here and there.

The Shape of Things to Come – New Weekend Workshop

Be one of the first to attend our brand new and exciting Shaping Workshop!  Whether you want to teach your dog to enjoy a crate, go to mat and stay,  hold a dumbbell for Competitive Obedience, teach a service dog to open or close a door, a Front for Rally,

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Barking Dogs, Caterwauling Cats & Attention

I’m continuing to enjoy the attention training which is the first foundation behavior in the Canine Freestyle Course in which I’m currently enrolled.  Last weekend, I took the practice outside for the first time.  Nothing like a barking dog and caterwauling cat to provide some distractions.  In reality, I think the

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A Little More Attention Please

I took the canine freestyle foundation behavior training into our home today.  I just didn’t want to drive to the training center and I felt as if Gibson was more than ready to begin working on duration of attention with some distractions…..our four furry felines.  Only a three of them

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Going Back to Square One for Canine Freestyle

I recently enrolled in the Canine Freestyle course offered by the Karen Pryor Academy and taught by Michele Pouliot, winner of multiple International Freestyle competitions.   It’s a distance learning course and I have 2 months to study and work diligently to learn the material in the curriculum.   I hope to

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