Stress comes in different forms and plays an important role in determining your dog's attitude and confidence level. In this video you'll learn how to monitor and manage stress during training.
In the second video of a 2 part series, I talk about how to formulate a training plan based on your dog's performance in complex tests.
I've been working on a series of Youtube videos where I talk about tests designed for training retrievers, analyzing the elements in them, evaluating your dog's performance and developing an effective training plan. Here is the first in the series for you to watch.
This third video in the "back To Basics" retriever training challenge takes on reviewing the swim-by.
In installment number two of the "Back To Basics" training challenge we focus on the scattered bumper drill and work on pivoting, communication, lining, casting and control issues.
You're invited to accept a weekly challenge where you get back to basics with your dog. In this first challenge we focus on the wagon wheel drill and work on pivoting, communication and lining.
Here are seven great handling tips that will help you get the most out of every cast.