After a long summer break, it’s finally time for Rocco to go back to school. The weekly group training classes in our community center are resuming for the fall/winter season. I’m really looking forward to going back and I know, once Rocco figures out where we’re going, he’s going to be besides himself with excitement […]
For today’s instalment of Training Thursday, I wanted to show a video of Rocco learning basic agility. As you can tell he is loving every minute of it!
There are dog trainers who argue that using treats as a reward is an ineffective training method, as it makes the dog’s performance dependent on the availability of food. And that’s true. However, training with a clicker and a treat is a fun and positive experience for both the owner and the dog. So how […]
I will be starting a series of training posts; every Thursday you can expect a new post about training methods and tips, articles of interest, as well as my own experiences with training Rocco and some fun videos from his Thursday training class. I’m going to start the series with a cat training video. Cats […]