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Diamond – Feeding Fast, Training Fast – 12-1-17

Diamond and I finally had a breakthrough.  I’ve been working with her for about six months, although not very much in the last several weeks as I was running for office and didn’t have a lot of time.  Now that … Continue reading

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Diamond Training Progress – 12-6-17

Diamond and I have finally had a breakthrough.  I will try to discuss this further and with video in another post.  In this post I want to show you what we worked on today! I had started working with Diamond … Continue reading

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Ollie, Splitting the Environment, Body Awareness, and Impulsion, 5-10-16

Many of my blog posts have been updates on the boys’ training.  This is one of those.  But it is also related to the “Lumping and the Environment” series because Ollie and trailering skills is what got us to look … Continue reading

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Lumping and the Environment, Part 3

In my last two blogs, I talked about lumping and the environment – how I woke up to the phrase and how it made me look at what I was already doing with a fresh perspective. In this blog, I … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills – Ollie 9-22 and 25, 2015

By this time Ollie has had at least seven previous sessions where I’m trying to shape him to get on the trailer while standing at his head at the back of the trailer.  We are pretty  much at a stand … Continue reading

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The Matching Law. It’s Not Exactly Like Matching Socks.

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There are a couple of things I’ve recently been trying to train Sophie to do.  One is scratching sand paper to trim her nails (here) and another one that’s newer is getting her to stand with each front foot on … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Sessions #195-7, 12-7-14

In our last couple of sessions, I’ve played with Ollie first with the intention of possibly transporting Atty again.  However, a little problem with the trailer has postponed the actual possibility of that.  I can’t close one of the back … Continue reading

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Marker, Shmarker! What Difference Does it Make? 12-3-14

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My dog, Sophie, does not like to have her feet touched.  Therefore, she does not like having her toenails trimmed.  I’ve tried shaping her to offer a paw and my handling of said paw.  I’ve tried just feeding her while … Continue reading

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Trailering Skills, Session #110, 10-29-13

What I wanted to work on today was duration in the trailer with the doors closed. We’ve worked on this before, but two things are now different. First, the trailer is in a different spot. And second, the side door … Continue reading

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Atticus on the Trailer with Ollie, 4-29-13

This clip is the last 4+ minutes of today’s session, which lasted about 20 minutes total. This is the second time I’ve put Ollie in with Atty and this time I closed the back doors. I waited a good ten … Continue reading

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