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Episode 235: Our New Puppies Teach Us Five Lessons thumbnail

In this episode (26:15) In this episode, Sarah and Esteban share some things they’ve learned from raising two puppies at the same time. You Will Learn how puppy personalities affect training if fear periods are real how puppies comunicate why puppies are not small dogs how dog people idealize previous dogs Sponsors HitItBoard.com HitItBoard.com has

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The Breed Power 10 for 2019 Through Q3 thumbnail

The Breed Power 10 is a group of the top 10 dogs in each breed at each height ranked by PowerScore. The Breed Power 10 recognizes the fastest dogs in our sport by using average yards per second, rather than double qualifying (QQ) runs or points. Learn more about the Breed Power 10 and the

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The Bad Dog Agility Power 60 for 2019 – Through Q3 thumbnail

The Power 60 is a group of the top 10 dogs in each of the 6 AKC Agility height classes (8″, 12″, 16″, 20″, 24″, and 26″) ranked by PowerScore. The Power 60 recognizes the fastest dogs in our sport by using average yards per second, rather than double qualifying (QQ) runs or points. Learn

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The Bad Dog Agility Preferred Power 60 for 2019 – Through Q3 thumbnail

The Preferred Power 60 is a group of the top 12 dogs in each of the 5 Preferred AKC Agility height classes (4″, 8″, 12″, 16″, and 20″) ranked by PowerScore. The Power 60 recognizes the fastest dogs in our sport by using average yards per second, rather than double qualifying (QQ) runs or points.

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Episode 234: Getting the Most Out of Your NQ Runs thumbnail

In this episode (20:37) In this episode, we discuss how to use non qualifying runs to improve your agility. You Will Learn Why taping non qualifying runs is important. Why we set up problem sequences from trials as soon as possible. How to use non qualifying runs to boost your confidence for future trials. The

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Episode 233: Changing Your Agility Dog’s Unwanted Behavior thumbnail

In this episode (54:57) In this episode, Denise Fenzi returns to the podcast to talk about the common strategies that we use to help our dogs cope with distractions and anxiety-provoking situations in agility. You Will Learn the relationship between a dog’s emotional state and agility performance how counterconditioning should work why distraction training often

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Episode 232: Interview with FCI Judge Tamás Tráj thumbnail

In this episode (56:52) In this episode, Tamás Tráj joins the podcast to discuss course design, safety and international agility. You Will Learn How Tamás approaches course design. Why Hungary added a 4th jump height. What factors are influencing the possible addition of jump heights to FCI agility. Mentioned/Related Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) OfCourse Online

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Episode 231: Noise Sensitivity in the Agility Dog with Amy Cook – Part 2 thumbnail

In this episode (38:52) Dr. Amy Cook joins Sarah and Esteban to talk about noise sensitivity in agility dogs. Dr. Cook earned her PhD in Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley and has been training dogs and dog trainers for 25 years. Part 2 of 2. You Will Learn Why agility dogs can

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Episode 230: Noise Sensitivity in the Agility Dog with Amy Cook – Part 1 thumbnail

In this episode (35:32) Dr. Amy Cook joins Sarah and Esteban to talk about noise sensitivity in agility dogs. Dr. Cook earned her PhD in Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley and has been training dogs and dog trainers for 25 years. Part 1 of 2. You Will Learn Why agility dogs can

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