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Rally-On!-Line Updated and Back for another 6 weeks

Rally-On!-Line Updated and Back for another 6 weeks

I am making some tweaks to our format based on the things you said you wanted...This session runs from May 9-June 13 Saturdays:Look for a new lesson each week that will include:· Focus on a Skill: including some approaches to training that skill, and a...

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When Are 200 Quarters Worth More Than $50…

When Are 200 Quarters Worth More Than $50…

This isn’t one of those picture arithmetic puzzles multiplying across our Facebook walls. Honestly, I agree that fifty dollars and two hundred quarters are mathematically equivalent. However, as a dog trainer, I deal with relationships—and I promise you that those two...

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Announcing Rally-On!-Line

Announcing Rally-On!-Line

Hey Rally Friends, We can still train our dogs and improve our Rally skills even if we can’t get together for a class. Let's have a virtual class! We’ll use compact sequences that can fit into small training spaces (or be stretched further apart if you’re working...

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Christmas Eve and Dog Therapy, 2019

Christmas Eve and Dog Therapy, 2019

It’s that tough time of year—lots of jolly, or maybe not. Since Thanksgiving, we’ve had another dog staying with us—a sweet young dog who came to me following the death of his owner. She was a friend. Our friendship developed over this last year because she wanted her...

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New Year and a New Website!

New Year and a New Website!

Can you smell fresh paint? I’ve updated my website for the New Year! Let me show you around… In Home Puppy Lessons because Welcoming a new puppy has many challenges. Or consider working one-to-one on the performance skills of your choice…

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Every two weeks or so, I’ll send you a little bit of news or info about dogs and dog training. Expect to learn about fun games that will make your dog easier to live with, or help you to clean up your training.