Should I stay or should I go now … Start line stays, do you really need one?

START LINE STAYS seem to be the inescapable downfall for way too many agility Teams. Way too many. Collection into the weave poles – check Go tunnel – check Over – check Wrap, switch out, turn – check Walk it, climb it – check Go Go Go Go – check Stay – ….. uncheck … kind… Read More Should I stay or should I go now … Start line stays, do you really need one?

Strategies for dealing with off-leash dogs in on-leash only areas

You are trying to do the right thing. Following the signs and the rules. Walking, training, and spending quality time with your dog. Enjoying the day, the weather, the simple pleasure of movement. And then you see an off-leash dog coming your way with an owner making no effort whatsoever to call their dog back.… Read More Strategies for dealing with off-leash dogs in on-leash only areas