Shaping! We all know what a great tool it is when it comes to teaching our animal new behaviors. Do we know why? In this article I will list some of the advantages of shaping, … Czytaj dalej
When was the last time you asked your dog what he wants? If he really wants to work with you? Does your dog know he has a choice not to work? Does he know how … Czytaj dalej
Pressure is inseparable part of every sport. It is not a big deal if we are aware of its presence and if we can control it. The thing is we often use it unintentionally or worse: we overuse it because we want to achieve something. Based on my experience I can say the worst combination is when we do both simultaneously.
If your dog is fragile and insecure he will freeze and shut down, that will lead to a detrimental influence on your relationship. On the other hand if your dog is drivey and strong you can end up with an emotional and frustrated wreck.
„People who have more than two dogs are in a special club…you know that two dogs are more than twice as much work as one, and that three dogs are as much work as you … Czytaj dalej
When will you finally get yourself a real sport dog? I have heard this question multiple times while being with Gapcio; at obedience seminars, competitions and trainings. My answer is constantly the same; I already … Czytaj dalej
If someone asked me one and a half years ago; how I would like to raise my next dog, I would answered right away, YES, it is going to be an obedience dog. Oh boy, … Czytaj dalej
Because my post about life with an aggressive dog has gone viral, for which I am really grateful and proud, I would like to talk about aggression one more time. But this time it will … Czytaj dalej