Motivation - Part 1
Some days there is so much information to be shared about a topic that when I start to write, I end up with a great big mess. A jumble of...Read more
Interview with Nick
Today I took Lyra out for some personal play time. No toys. No food. Just me and a dog. That, however, didn't last long, as I was joined by my...Read more
Unlike my prior dogs, Lyra has had almost no impulse control training. That's because she rarely wants anything badly enough to experience the conflict between cooperating with me or taking...Read more
Lyra's second Fun Match
Today I was good! I took Ms. Lyra to a fun match so she could practice her "Ring Confidence" and "Environmental Comfort" skills. In case someone might find it educational...Read more
Happy 2nd Birthday Lyra!
Lyra turned two years old yesterday, so it seemed fitting to post a video of our training. I took this video for a class I'll be teaching in October, but...Read more
I am often asked how we should socialize our dogs so that they will grow up as well adjusted as possible. I think the answer is both simple and intuitive:...Read more
Preparing for Competition: Squishing!
As many of you know, I now teach classes on-line at Fenzi Dog Sports Academy. One of the courses I’m about to teach is a Ring Confidence Class. In the...Read more