Scent Work Wonderings

dog training, Goals, Scent Work

Here’s a question for those of you who ask your dogs to do sniffy activities with you: who determines where the odor is? Does the hide setter determine where the odor is? What about the handler?  In my opinion the…

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Do It Right

Agility, dog training, Teaching

This week in agility class I jokingly told someone to just “do it right”. We had a good chuckle, and I didn’t really mean it, but it sure slides off the tongue easily!   Actionable tag points are always better…

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Teaching in Between the Lines

Agility, Teaching

When you design a lesson plan you have a grandiose idea like “students will execute conversions using Avogadro’s number to calculate grams of an element given the moles” and then you get into the classroom and you realize it’s more…

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