June 2014

Episode 61: Tactical Training and Trialing in Agility thumbnail

We discuss a strategy for addressing handling challenges that you encounter on course.

Episode 60: Preparing for Your Novice Debut thumbnail

We discuss tips for creating a successful agility debut for your dog. Our post "5 Tips for Trialing with Your Novice Agility Dog" which includes video of Miriya's debut.

5 Tips for Trialing with Your Novice Agility Dog thumbnail

These 5 tips will help you create a fantastic start to your dog’s agility career! 5. Train a solid start line stay before the show. You may not have access to the same equipment or running surface that will be at the trial, so your dog may refuse a panel jump or step on a

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Novice JWW Run and Analysis thumbnail

For the next several weeks, we will be sharing our thoughts and training for dogs that are new to the sport. Often, instructors overlook analyses of novice courses in favor of more complex or tricky courses. Watch the video below for a map analysis and run by a true novice dog (not yet showing) followed

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Episode 59: The 2014 International Team Tryouts thumbnail

We discuss the 2014 International Team Tryouts; the effect of adding the European Open to the tryouts process and the team members. The 2014 AWC Team Members Announcement The 2014 European Open Team Members Announcement The 2014 European Open: Hungary The 2014 Agility World Championship: Luxembourg You can donate funds to either the AWC Team

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Episode 58: The Rocky Road to Success thumbnail

We share our thoughts on "Success" as part of Dog Agility Blogger Action Day. The path to success does NOT occur little by little at a steady rate. All dogs will have moments where they leap forward in their training . . . or regress for a period of time. We discuss how to deal

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