Category Archives: Training

Resources that help owners work with their dogs. Businesses, individuals, books, websites, video, audio.

Socialization varies

Socialization is different for puppies and dogs. Puppies: during their early weeks and months, puppies have the best chance of forming new relationships with other dogs, other species, and adapting to stimuli in their environment. This time frame is called the socialization period, commonly considered to be the first three months of life, approximately 3… Read More »

Let them say no

By Cinder Wilkinson-Kenner, CPDT-KA. Is your dog allowed to say, NO? Mine is. This is a relatively new concept in the world of dog training. Back in the “old days” the common advice when training our dogs, “handlers should never, ever, let the dog make any choices of its own”. Whether in training, play, even… Read More »

Agility resources

Agility for beginners — PDF Agility info AKC Agility info wiki page Agility course designs — make your own course design Course obstacle projects & plans North American Dog Agility Council Equipment, supplies, books, dvds, etc Training, camps, information USDAA — United States Dog Agility Association Saint Louis area places / people who teach agility.Eimagility… Read More »