Start line question: getting your dog into position faster

October 11, 2013 at 7:46 pm 2 comments

Hi everyone! Today’s question is about how to get your dog into position at the start line without “arguing” with them. Have you ever experienced this? I sure have! Sometimes we feel like we are fighting the dog and we haven’t even started the run yet!

Let me ask you a question…do you feel like a team with your dog at that moment? Of course not!

In this video, I discuss some of the ways I’ve found to have my dogs WANT to move into position at the start. Wouldn’t it be nice to feel like a team right from the beginning?

Thank you to everyone for posting your questions at http://www.agiledogtraining.com! Keep them coming and I’ll do my best to answer them all!

Happy Training,

Jess Martin

Advertisements

Entry filed under: Uncategorized. Tags: , , , , , .

Transitioning between running and stopped contacts Focus Outside the agility ring: Is it necessary?

2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Martha Nicol  |  October 11, 2013 at 8:40 pm

    Great advice. Going to try that too!

    Reply
  • 2. agiledogtraining  |  October 15, 2013 at 10:15 am

    Thanks! Let me know how it goes 🙂

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Agile Dog Training Facebook Page

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 154 other followers


%d bloggers like this: