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Here are some facts about crate training: Sep 22, 2022

One of the most common issues I help new dog owners solve is housebreaking. Crate training is the simplest solution with lifelong benefits for dogs.

Here are some facts about crate training:

1. A crate is not a “cage” or “jail” or...

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Certified to be an AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluator certified to be an akc canine good citizen evaluator Sep 16, 2022

Any dog owner can confirm that pet ownership is no walk in the park. It takes hard work, patience (a lot of it), and sometimes a few AKC Canine Good Citizen classes. Responsible dog owners need to take time from their schedules to train their dogs to exist in human society. An...

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Pulling on the leash Aug 19, 2022

One of the biggest challenges many dog owners face is constant leash pulling on walks, making it difficult for you and the dog.  Constant pulling causes choking, and then some dogs are also aggressively barking at other dogs and even people, making it embarrassing and even dangerous.

Pulling...

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Why dogs don't always come when called why your dog doesn’t always come when called Jul 31, 2022

A recall is the most important command in your dog’s life, it is really a matter of life and death in many different situations.  For instance your pup storming out the door, getting out of the collar, opening the gate and facing a car.  A strong recall will save his life.  ...

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3 Reasons To Hire A Dog Trainer dog training Jul 11, 2022

Well behaved dogs do not come with a manual; they come with a dog trainer. Whether you want to teach your puppy some basic house rules or introduce your older dog to a new routine, a knowledgable dog trainer is crucial for successful dog training.

Improve Your Handling skills

Teaching your...

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Why your IGP dog needs strength training fitness Jul 08, 2020

What can strength training improve in IGP?  Strength, Speed and Explosive Power!!!!

It will add explosiveness to recalls and send aways, will add power to the hurdle and the wall, and make the bite entries and drives stronger in protection!

If pictures are worth a thousand words, just see...

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Summer fun and fitness for IGP dogs Jun 24, 2020

                           

by Olga Baram, Certified Canine Athlete Specialist

IGP is all about balance of drives with control while maintaining your dog's proper emotions. Just like our training, the IGP specific...

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How to make high drive dogs performance safer during the hot months acclimation endurance heat overheating safety May 05, 2020

 By Olga Baram, Certified Canine Athlete Specialist

The focus of this article is mostly on how to achieve best performance in IGP in the hot months ahead while keeping our dogs as comfortable as possible and safe from overheating. And by the way, not just in the summer.  Our...

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Babying your Dog VS Using the Leader of the pack approach Mar 22, 2020
“My dog doesn’t listen to me, because I’m too soft with him”.
“My vet told me that a...
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Supplements for IGP dogs during pre-trial and trial season nutrition supplements Mar 02, 2020

I am often asked what I feed my dogs and what I do to keep my dog in such a great shape.  During pre-trial and trial season he glows and shows off his shiny coat and muscle definition. The truth is, a lot of it is genetics, and a lot is exercise along with raw diet 90 percent of...

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0 to 100 or how we went BH-IGP1-IGP2-IGP3 in under a year competition Dec 12, 2019

            

Just a little over 2 years ago I brought my little Bravo home from Kentucky.  It was a long trip with 7 hours at the terminal, the flight, and a 4 hour drive through the night after... We never stopped the traveling and he simply...

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