Teach Your Dog to Sit and Stay

Teach Your Dog to Sit and Stay

Teaching the Basics In the last installment we talked about how important it is to develop trust and respect between you and your dog. You do this by being fair, even-handed and involved. You make sure the dog has good food and bedding, toys and outside exercise. You...
Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks

Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks

I recently had the pleasure of showing and competing with my 12 year old Brittany in rally obedience trials sanctioned by the American Kennel Club (AKC). Rally is the AKC’s newest competition sport. It was started originally by Charles “Bud” Kramer in 2000. It...