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Training Level TWO. Please read the INTRODUCTION before you start working.

Training Level TWO

Be sure your dog has passed all the Level One behaviours before starting Level Two. This colour indicates behaviours that are mandatory. This colour indicates behaviours that must be done without food, clicker or other training aid, in a ring or room. The dog comes from 40’ away with no more than two cues (voice, body language, or hand signal). The dog may be left on a Stay or held by someone else. DISCUSSION: We started in L1 teaching the dog to come to us. EASY BEGINNINGS: If you were playing the Come Game at 20', start single recalls at 5 or 10'.

When she's coming eagerly, put your (treatless) hand out so she has to brush past it to get into position for you to drop the treat with your other hand. SHE WANDERS OFF TO SEE SOMETHING ELSE – ah, you went too far too fast – lumping. AS SOON AS I LET GO OF THE LEASH, SHE RUNS AWAY! Or you could play in a room or training area where there's nothing of interest to attract her.

Connection, Cooperation & Control™ Details & Requirements. Bikejoring. Start of a Bikejoring race Bikejoring with three dogs.


Bikejoring is a dog mushing activity related to skijoring, canicross, and dog scootering. It is a recreation or sport where a harnessed dog or team of dogs attached to a towline have to pull and run ahead of a cyclist. Dog Toys, Treats & Gifts Every Month. AdvancedClass-MyDogCanDoThatQuestions. Serpart.pdf. Sirius Dog. You take your dog out of the car, attach his harness and approach the track.

Sirius Dog

The dog takes the scent from the bandanna left at the start and, nose down, begins tracking along the edge of the parking lot. After 50 yards, he turns, enters the parking lot and passes several parked cars. He makes a turn in the middle of the parking lot and leads you through a number of children getting out of their car. You follow your dog out of the parking lot, across a strip of grass, and onto the beach. There is another turn past windsurfers getting their boards ready for the water.

This is the practical world of variable surface tracking, done in urban areas that are also used by the general public. As the handler, you must be convinced that this is possible; any doubts you feel will be communicated down the line to your dog. The variable surface track must include turns on surfaces which are not vegetated. Another pattern is to lay intercepting stair steps. Begin with short, fresh, straight tracks. Schutzhund Village. Only the NOSE really KNOWS Part 1 by Armin Winkler Tracking books, videos, articles, and seminars have one thing in common.

Schutzhund Village

They are written, produced or taught by people. That factor also presents the biggest flaw in tracking: The human perspective on the subject. As people, I believe we have to accept our position in tracking. We are to a large degree spectators to this "magic act" that is referred to as tracking. Those among you who have read some of my articles in the past know I like to draw certain parallels between a dog's natural and instinctive behaviors and what we are trying to achieve with the dog in training.

Tracking is a natural behavior for dogs. Dog Feeding Station Tutorial - Pet Furniture. I love almost all creatures.

Dog Feeding Station Tutorial - Pet Furniture

Denim Dog Toy. DIY Silhouette Art. My daughter Bella is out of school for the summer and we kicked off summer vacation with a fun craft today.

DIY Silhouette Art

This is one of those projects that I have been wanting to do for a long time and something that I knew that my daughter would really enjoy, especially because it’s something fun for her bedroom. Although I have to say, this project was a little challenging, as it required the participation of an extra crafting buddy that would rather eat craft projects than help. Meet our crazy bird dog Ava: Yep, this is Ava and every bit of her nose.. She’s good for sniffing out birds and little lizards, chasing her tail and feasting on june bugs. Anyway… So a couple of months back, I ran across this amazing large dog silhouette print on Pinterest and I haven’t stopped thinking about it for my daughter’s room: Source: Shelter Interior Design I loved this print so much that I knew our dog Ava would be the perfect inspiration {and nose model} for our own silhouette print.

Round 1 Round 2. Easy & Cheap Dog Toy. DIY: How to Make a T-Shirt Dog Toy. 1 year ago BarkPost manager, ghostwriter for dogs.

DIY: How to Make a T-Shirt Dog Toy

Find me on Twitter. Email stories and funny vids to As humankind’s most loyal and steadfast friend, dogs share many qualities with people. Both understand moods of those around them, both enjoy sleeping on the bed, and both dogs and people get into trouble when they’re bored. Directions: For this project, the only things you need are two t-shirts and a pair of scissors. Start by cutting little 2-3” wide slits at the base of your shirts. Gather your t-shirt strips and tie off one end. Once you’ve braided down to the other end, tie up the bottom and cut any straggling t-shirt strips.