"Obedience develops daily, not in a day." -Clay After people watch me perform an obedience demo with one of my dogs I like to ask them how long they think I spend with my dog on training. I typically get answers anywhere from 1 to 2 hours a day. People are often shocked to [...]
If you are looking for a great toy for your GSD or Malinois puppy then I recommend the tethertug! I am going to be getting 2 different models to bring out to club training soon! The malinois tug toy is here! There are several ways to use this tug toy with [...]
To answer your question, YES, there is an escape proof dog kennel for your malinois. Well, I am sure there is a small percentage of dogs that could destroy the kennel in 18 years of dog training I have not met that dog yet. There are really two brands that I suggest. Elite [...]
A closer look at my understanding of “Drives” in dog training. Now, as a disclaimer, I will go ahead and say that I am not the original creator of any of these theories. They represent the knowledge that has been passed on to me from several trainers who were better at training than I will [...]
The title of this post is one of my favorite quotes about dog training that I have heard over the years. These days there are more so-called and self-described “experts” found in every nook and cranny of the internet, forums, Facebook, blogs, and chat rooms than you can shake a stick at. So how do [...]
Had a great time on some personal protection training session with K9 Six yesterday. He is coming along. Send aways, owner protections, apprehensions out of car, verbal recalls and outs. Great Job Mike W.
I found "Ike" last year listed on Craigslist and I drove 2 hours to meet him. Well the next day I drove 2 hours back to pick him up. He is about 5 years old and is your typical high maintenance doberman but his drives are through the roof. Spent a couple days teaching him [...]
Short little display of using the dogs name as a release command or cue for them to come in the house. They are taught that they are not allowed to rush in the door just because it is opened. The same drill is used at feeding time alternating who gets to go first and how [...]