July 2013

Planning Your Deceleration on Course thumbnail

Once you've taught your dog to respond to your acceleration and deceleration cues, you should look for sequences on course to use this new skill effectively. Most handlers will use acceleration and deceleration unconsciously on course. However, when you plan your deceleration in advance, you can create amazing turns and eliminate traps with this very

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Episode 40: Interview with Michael Ellis on Tugging – Part 2 thumbnail

This is a continuation of our interview with Michael Ellis. Click Here for Part 1. We discuss common tugging problems as well as how to adjust your tug training when working with a young puppy. Michael Ellis on Facebook Michael's Training School Loups du Soleil Michael Ellis DVDs from Clean Run Michale Ellis DVDs and

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Episode 39: Interview with Michael Ellis on Tugging – Part 1 thumbnail

Schutzhund trainers are experts in teaching dogs to tug, and special guest Michael Ellis is an expert among experts. We discuss drive and motivation along with several common problems with tug training. This is part 1; part 2 is available here. Michael Ellis on Facebook Michael's Training School Loups du Soleil Michael Ellis DVDs from

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