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Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 02-08-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Shoot. Well it's a great topic and I thought it...

Shoot. Well it's a great topic and I thought it would generate some good discussion which I was looking forward to. Unfortunately, I can't rewrite the article here as it's not on my "personal"...
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 02-08-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Showing too early?

The question of when to show in dog agility is quite controversial. I have an article that may provoke some good debate. I strongly believe a team needs to be running on all cylinders before...
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 02-08-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,898
Posted By agilityk9trainer
I've heard your timing with the Manners Minder...

I've heard your timing with the Manners Minder takes some work. :)

I'm glad you are having so much fun!!!
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 01-27-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,397
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Thank you techie and K9to5. We are continuing to...

Thank you techie and K9to5. We are continuing to train almost daily to get our skills in order. It's a tall challenge!! We may not got to WTTO this year, but maybe next. :)
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 01-25-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 624
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Agility trainers are finding many uses for the...

Agility trainers are finding many uses for the Manners Minder. I haven't used it myself, but if I were to train running contacts, it would be my method of choice. I haven't heard of anyone having...
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 01-25-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,397
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Thank you!! Your girl will love agility, Working....

Thank you!! Your girl will love agility, Working. It's a great sport. :)
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 01-09-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,898
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Good job!!!

Good job!!!
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 01-07-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,898
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Try a couple of things. You can bait a plate at...

Try a couple of things. You can bait a plate at the end of the weave poles. Have someone standing by it who can put their foot over it if she leaves the channel to go get the food. The only way...
Forum: Dog Pictures 01-07-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Too cute!!!

Too cute!!!
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 01-06-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,898
Posted By agilityk9trainer
I can imagine running in snow boots would be...

I can imagine running in snow boots would be really, really hard. Congrats on the classes. It sounds like fun!!
Forum: Dog Training 12-27-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Congrats on getting a class in the time slot that...

Congrats on getting a class in the time slot that works best for you. Have fun!!
Forum: Dog Training 12-23-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Kenzie's Mom. It does suck. Asher ran by two...

Kenzie's Mom. It does suck. Asher ran by two tables in the last year because he just didn't see them. Both tables were yellow against a dirt surface, and it caused us to lose qualifying scores.
...
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 12-23-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By agilityk9trainer
All of my tunnels are NTI. I like them. I used...

All of my tunnels are NTI. I like them. I used to get Tunnelman tunnels, but they are no longer in existence. NTI tunnels are lighter, but don't last outdoors quite as long as the old Tunnelman...
Forum: Dog Training 12-21-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By agilityk9trainer
I think in all training the object is to make it...

I think in all training the object is to make it easier for the dog to see it's training tools and understand the training objective. If tools being used blend into the background, then it will make...
Forum: Dog Training 12-21-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By agilityk9trainer
How a Dog's Color Vision Affects Canine Sport:...

How a Dog's Color Vision Affects Canine Sport: How Do Dogs See? (http://agilitymach.hubpages.com/hub/How-Does-a-Dogs-Color-Vision-Affect-Canine-Sport-How-do-Dogs-See)

Let's try this link and see...
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 12-21-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,397
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Thank you so much!!!! I've been at this a while...

Thank you so much!!!! I've been at this a while though. One of the great things about the sport is that it's so difficult for the handler. If it were easy, it wouldn't be as fun. I still learn...
Forum: Dog Training 12-21-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Actually there hasn't been a ton of debate on it....

Actually there hasn't been a ton of debate on it. I'm hoping the article stirs up at least some thought. Most clubs haven't given much thought to their equipment colors other than to adhere to...
Forum: Dog Training 12-20-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,217
Posted By agilityk9trainer
How Important is a Dog's Different Color Vision in Dog Training?

I thought I would share this article as it's a topic I don't see discussed much. I hear it discussed among a few dog agility competitors, but not amongst the wider dog community.
...
Forum: Dog Training 12-20-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By agilityk9trainer
I haven't read any studies, so this is just my...

I haven't read any studies, so this is just my supposition. But I think it's similar to when we were children. I loved laying on the floor as a child. It was hard and that hardness was...
Forum: Dog Training 12-19-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,729
Posted By agilityk9trainer
I would recommend you get the DVD "Crate Games"...

I would recommend you get the DVD "Crate Games" and teach the puppy that her crate isn't a "litter box" but a fun place to spend her time. "Crate Games" goes so much further than just teaching the...
Forum: Dog General Discussion 12-08-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,022
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Yes, "agility mass" exists. :) My newer sheltie...

Yes, "agility mass" exists. :) My newer sheltie reaches agility mass often, but as they age and become more mature, they learn how to handle that excessive excitement and drive. Layla will get that...
Forum: Dog General Discussion 12-08-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 812
Posted By agilityk9trainer
He is almost an exact, younger version of...

He is almost an exact, younger version of Ashenpaw. Congrats on your new family member!!! What a lucky dog. :)
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 12-04-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,397
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Awww. Thank you so much Monkey. You, too,...

Awww. Thank you so much Monkey. You, too, always push through too. And, of course, what you did for Vagreys will always make you tops in my list. You are a very giving, selfless person. I will...
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 12-04-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,397
Posted By agilityk9trainer
Monkey: Thank you!!! If we go, I'll upload a...

Monkey: Thank you!!! If we go, I'll upload a video for proof. :)

Sugardog: Look into the DVD "Crate Games." This DVD would be great for a high drive BC, and it teaches the dogs to LOVE their...
Forum: Dog Exercise and Sports 12-04-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,397
Posted By agilityk9trainer
I wish you could take classes with me too!!! ...

I wish you could take classes with me too!!! Jump in there. Don't be afraid to put yourself out there. The whole idea is to have fun with your dog, and border collies LOVE agility. Also, agility...
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