Parker’s first fetch-session was when she was just 8 weeks old. That was when she was still with her breeder, … Continue reading Parker Fetch!
Last weekend Patty and I were fortunate to be able to attend a Hunt Smith Foundation Level training seminar at … Continue reading HuntSmith Seminar
Patty and I were back in The City today. This time we took a socialization walk along Fisherman’s Wharf, weaving … Continue reading Fisherman’s Wharf
On day two of our tour we crossed two entire states on Interstate 40. We started at Needles, CA on … Continue reading Coconino National Forest, NM
A couple of months ago I posted a video with some techniques for proofing your dog’s whoa training. That is, … Continue reading Proofing the Whoa Command – 2
Ron and I took Ripley, Mesquite and Patty out for a day in the field. They all got some good … Continue reading Training Day
It seems like I’m always restricting Patty’s movements with commands like “Whoa,” “Wait,” “Stay” or “Sit.” We work on those … Continue reading The Release Command
Proofing is the process of testing a dog under different and difficult conditions. It is not teaching. Patty already knows … Continue reading Proofing the Whoa Command
I listened to an episode of Ron Boehme’s The Hunting Dog Podcast the other day with his guest dog-trainer Justin … Continue reading Proofing the Heel Command
Ron and I planned to take the dogs out for a run today at one of the California State Wildlife … Continue reading Photo Shoot!