Workout Wednesday – Heel
One of the mainstays for all dog activity is the position of heel. Very often you will first learn this position in your Obedience class, and while the dog is on the lead. It’s great, however, to mix up your training and practice the heel on both lead and off lead – in a controlled environment like your home, garden, enclosed dog park etc.
As with all our training, short bursts work wonders to keep your pup interested, having fun, and thinking! I recommend 10 minutes a day – 5 minutes at morning and evening meals – to get a new behaviour in place & start reinforcement.
End of a good year
It’s been a quiet few days recovering from the long drive to and from Victoria.
We didn’t stop long while we were there, and tried to see as many people as possible. Poor Jaxon slept the entire day when we were back, and seems to have finally recovered from all the excitement of Christmas.
It’s been a big year overall, and we know all of you will have had a huge year as well!