BDA Small Space Exercise thumbnail

Try this four obstacle opening from an AKC premier course that gives you multiple dog paths and handling options! Esteban ran this exercise the week before this year’s AKC National Championship--and ran into a nearly identical opening in the Finals, where he took 3rd place with golden retriever Gitchi, just 0.76 seconds behind the winner

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Episode 160: How to Work Through Mistakes in Your Agility Training thumbnail

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban share some thoughts on the exact steps they take when the dog makes a mistake in agility training. Exactly how Esteban and Sarah react to mistakes when training. How to keep your dog's drive and enthusiasm up in the face of repeated mistakes. Why Sarah uses a "micro-pause" with

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Contrasting Maneuvers to Make Your Agility Amazing thumbnail

Have you ever made it through part of a course only to mess it up when the judge sends you back through the same part again, but with a small change? We're going to show you how CONTRAST TRAINING can create a more attentive dog who goes off course less and trains more efficiently. CLICK

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A Quick Training Tip for Improving 2 On 2 Off Contact Performance thumbnail

Does your dog slowly creep down the dogwalk? One of our young border collies has been slow at trials, sometimes stopping before he reaches the 2 on 2 off position he's been taught. This usually happens because the dog is not 100% clear on the end behavior you want from them. Watch Sarah work on

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Episode 159: Handler Muscle Memory for Dog Agility thumbnail

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban apply the concept of "muscle memory" to dog agility. They talk about how it works, why it's important, and how you can use it to your advantage. The definition of muscle memory. How muscle memory works. Why muscle memory can help your dog agility. The most common way agility

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Turn Tighter with This Key Move (Facebook Live) thumbnail

In this episode of the Bad Dog Agility Show, Esteban shares his secret for creating great turns on the agility course with small and large dog demonstrations, both live and in slow motion. Plus, he shows you how to teach the skill to your dog. The course map used for the demonstration is included below.

Episode 158: The 2017 AKC National Agility Championship Wrap-Up thumbnail

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban are joined by Livestream Finals announcer Brittany Schaezler to wrap up the 2017 AKC National Agility Championship. They talk about the dirt, the judges, the courses, the winners, and their favorite runs from the weekend! If this year's courses were tougher than last year's courses. Which course was the

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Help! My dog won’t let go of the toy! (Facebook Live) thumbnail

In this episode of the Bad Dog Agility Show, Sarah shows you how to get your dog to release their tug toys quickly and happily. Many agility handlers have a great toy that their dog loves but they can't use in training because the dog never lets it go--and they often feel bad when it

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3 Quick Tips for a Quicker Dog (Facebook Live) thumbnail

In this episode of the Bad Dog Agility Show, Sarah and Esteban give you three critical training tips for keeping your dog quick on the agility course. By focusing on your dog's reinforcement rate and creating an agility Disneyland in your training field, you can give your dog the confidence and clarity they need to

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