Bad Dog Agility Podcast
In this episode (30:12) Susan Garrett joins the podcast to discuss positive dog training, her recent adjustments to her own system of handling, and her upcoming projects. In typical Susan Garrett fashion, she pushed us outside of our comfort zone and requested a video interview! You can listen to the podcast or watch the video.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:00am CST

In this episode (36:01) In this podcast we discuss how to use social media and the internet to improve your dog agility. Mentioned Our Previous Podcast on Online Agility Classes Our Previous Podcast on Using a Camcorder in Training Dog Agility Blogger Action Day (the next one is next week!) How to ensure Facebook notifies

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In this episode (50:40) Janita Leinonen and Jaakko Suoknuuti join the podcast to talk about the One Mind agility handling system. In addition to being the originator of the system, Janita just returned from winning large dog individual gold at the 2013 European Open. Mentioned Janita’s Winning run at the 2013 European Open One Mind

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:00am CST

In this episode (24:25) This is a continuation of our interview with Michael Ellis. Click Here for Part 1. We discuss common tugging problems as well as how to adjust your tug training when working with a young puppy. Mentioned Michael Ellis on Facebook Michael’s Training School Loups du Soleil Michael Ellis DVDs from Clean

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:45pm CST

In this episode (34:08) Schutzhund trainers are experts in teaching dogs to tug, and special guest Michael Ellis is an expert among experts. We discuss drive and motivation along with several common problems with tug training. This is part 1; part 2 is available here. Mentioned Michael Ellis on Facebook Michael’s Training School Loups du

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:43am CST

In this episode (21:22) We discuss the effect reinforcement history has when changing handling systems, contact performance, start line stays, and more. Mentioned Our podcast on retraining your start line stay Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Download the MP3 File Here Sponsor

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:23pm CST

In this episode (42:14) Suzanne Clothier joins the podcast to discuss her blog article “When Sport Becomes Abuse” and the dog agility video that inspired her writing. Mentioned The AKC’s Canine Sport Initiative – “Sports-related injuries in dogs are an emerging field of study, and CHF is committed to being on the forefront, providing grants

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Category:Blog -- posted at: 12:08am CST

In this episode (39:39) Special guests Nancy Gyes, AKC EO Team Coach, and Carrie DeYoung, AKC Director of Agility discuss the recently announced 2013 European Open US Team, and the 2013 FCI World Agility US Team. Mentioned 2013 European Open 2013 FCI Agility World Championship 2013 International Teams AKC page USA World Agility Team Facebook

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:07pm CST

In this episode (26:29) Dr. Brittany Schaezler and Dr. Jacqueline A. Doval join us to talk about alternative medicine for canine athletes. We discuss massage, laser therapy, canine acupuncture and canine chiropractic as tools we can use to keep our dogs healthy and running at their best. Mentioned Dr Brittany Schaezler and AgilityVet.com American Veterinary

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:38pm CST

In this episode (30:34) Do you have a broken start line stay? We discuss two retraining methods, plus our thoughts on how to prevent start line problems. Mentioned our previous podcast on start lines our series of articles on start line training Ways to Listen Subscribe to the podcast on your iPhone or iPad. Subscribe

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:55pm CST