Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Fun in Clicker Training

What’s the best part of clicker training your animal, whether it’s a cat, a dog, a horse, a rat, or something else? What do you list as the most fun part? Is there more than one thing that’s fun about … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #128, 12-10-13

The last two sessions have been with snow and with the trailer moved back down near the paddock gate. The first of the two sessions, Atticus was distracted and not very happy. In fact, he only followed me part way … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #125, 12-4-13

Today was set up as the two previous days and went about as well. He backed off the first time while I was still standing by his open side door. He did seem like he was listening for something. But … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #124, 12-3-13

Today, I set things up just like yesterday and the session ran essentially the same as yesterday, which I do consider to be a good thing! He got on the trailer, but when I went to back to do something, … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #123, 12-2-13

Yesterday, I set things up to be exactly as the day before: After breakfast, treats including Stud Muffin in the hay bag in the trailer, ask Atty to walk out with at liberty, through the paddock, paddock gate, and to … Continue reading

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Sophie and Her Toe Nails, 12-1-13

I don’t often post about Sophie, my foster dog. She’s six and a half and I’ve had her for about eight months. She appears to be a Border Collie crossed with an Australian Cattle Dog. And like many dogs, she … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #122, 11-30-13

I wasn’t originally going to write a training blog today. I just didn’t want to for some reason. But after talking with Peggy Hogan (www.thebestwhisperisaclick.com), I decided that I really should write this down. The last few sessions haven’t gone … Continue reading

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