Dogs who participate in freestyle competition are exceptional all-around athletes. They are more optimally conditioned and have greater flexibility than dogs participating in other performance events. So, get out there and dance! Canine Freestyle is a dance performed by a dog and his handler moving in a coordinated pattern to music.… Read More →
Tag Archive for: Training
Teaching the ‘leave it’ command can be very helpful and even lifesaving for your pet. The leave it command can be used in a wide range of situations. A few examples are:
- To interrupt your pet from picking up items from the floor that might be harmful, such as dropped medication, toys, eyeglasses, bottle caps, and dropped food, among other things.
This fall has been a very busy season. We welcomed another family member to our home, a red heeler mix named Annie. She is not being trained for anything at this time, but Kota is trying to teach her bad habits.… Read More →
Kota has also been learning the ropes of being a demonstration dog for my dog obedience classes. He is trying really hard to do everything correctly and seems to enjoy showing off for other dog owners. He is impressing clients by being so focused on me and what I am telling him.… Read More →
Kota did it! We have been training to find mountain lion scent with Kota and I haven’t been seeing much progress, but the other day he proved me wrong! We didn’t find a mountain lion, but rather a bobcat trail. A family contacted our office with a concern about a cat like creature on their property.… Read More →
Now that Katie is gone, Kota is beginning to take over her duties. Spring is a busy time in the wildlife field. We have been busy starting surveys, creating documents, and of course cutting grass. Our office is located within a small park, and cutting grass is a never ending job.… Read More →