Tips from the Pros ~ 22 – 31

Tip #22: “When handling, never be distracted and take your mind off your dog, not even for a few seconds… your dog knows if you are distracted. Unexpected things can happen if your mind is not on your dog. Stay Alert!” — Mike Husenits Tip #23: “Try and gain a little training in each workout. Have a mental image of what you want your dog to look like as a finished contender. Slow progress is much […]

Tips from the Pros ~ 11 – 21

Tip #11: “IASM”…or “I am Sold Myself.” — John Rex Gates Find out what legendary handler John Rex Gates meant by these words in Strideaway’s podcast interview with him in 2012! CLICK HERE Tip #12: “A dog should not be subjected to perpetual whistling and commands while at work, by doing so the dog’s mind is drawn from his work to such extent that he scarcely knows whether he is doing right or wrong.” — Er M. Shelley, Twentieth Century Bird Dog Training and Kennel […]