May 2017

All About the Teeter thumbnail

Having problems with your dog's teeter? In this BDA show, Sarah and Esteban break down the performance of the teeter so you can pinpoint exactly where your dog needs improvement. We demonstrate several exercises you can do with your dog to improve their speed and confidence.

Episode 166: Get Ready for Summer with Brittany Schaezler, DVM thumbnail

In this episode, Dr. Brittany Schaezler joins the podcast to get you and your dog ready for summer. When you should stop your training sessions due to heat and fatigue. How you can cool your dog during and after training. Where dogs have sweat glands. Episode 8: Using a Camcorder in Training; Heat Stroke &

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Do You Love Serpentines? thumbnail

Confused about serpentine handling? In this BDA show, Sarah and Esteban will help you understand and execute this useful maneuver better.

How to Use the Practice Jump thumbnail

What should you be doing with the practice jump at an agility trial? In this 1 minute video, Sponsored Athlete Jennifer Crank explains how she combines visualization with her warm up routine at the practice jump to improve her performance.

Episode 165: Should You Be a Dog Agility Minimalist? thumbnail

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban explore how a minimalist approach to dog agility training can protect people from feeling overwhelmed--especially if they have a dog new to agility. Why Esteban thinks he's an agility minimalist. How minimalism can protect you from feeling overwhelmed with your new dog. How to identify the essential skills and

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How to Create DISTANCE thumbnail

Do you need to add some DISTANCE to your handling? In this episode of the Bad Dog Agility Show, Sarah and Esteban show you three different ways to create and take advantage of distance with your handling. CLICK HERE for the FREE worksheet with bonus exercises

Episode 164: The Value of Outside Influence on Your Dog Agility Training thumbnail

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban discuss the impact that external influences can have on your agility, and how you can use them to advance your own training. Who/what your biggest outside influences are. How they affect your training. Why you should embrace outside influences. Episode 148: The Paradox of Choice in Dog Agility Episode

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Blind Cross Basics thumbnail

Do you want to use more blind crosses but you're not sure when and how to do them? In this BDA show, Sarah and Esteban show you when you should use blind crosses instead of a front cross or rear cross. You'll also get key tips on execution and timing from 2-time AKC National Agility

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Section from Round 1 of the 2017 AKC World Team Tryouts thumbnail

Sarah takes her young border collie Venture through 5 different options for a tough sequence taken from Round 1 of the 2017 AKC/FCI World Team Tryouts.