7-28-21: Advanced USDAA Snooker course

Practice your snooker strategy skills on this Advanced course. The end is flowing so calibrate whether you want to get high points in the opening at the possible expense of finishing the course.

7-21-21: Tunnel Sends & Layering

These exercises will give you lots of practice in layering jumps. If you can send your dog to tunnels, you’ll be in a better position to guide him through these sequences. (Two PDFs this week)

7-14-21: Table, Tire, Long Jump

The table interrupts flow so it’s a potential downer for dogs. Here’s a chance to reinforce your dog for controlling his approach and waiting for his release to the next obstacle. Most people practice the long jump rarely. You may want to practice it separately first before putting it in the sequences. Giving your dog a straight-on approach helps him … Read More

7-10-21: AKC Nationals course

Susan Giordano was watching the AKC Nationals. The Excellent Std course starts with a long, S-shaped sweep of jumps to the weaves. It tripped up a lot of dogs. Here’ s your chance to take a crack at it and see what works for you and your dog.

7-7-21: Contact-Tunnel Discriminations

These exercises offer practice on getting your dog to the right obstacle but also in flipping your dog into the tunnel away from you. In planning your run, think as well about where you want to be after the contact obstacle or tunnel.