Bad Dog Agility Podcast

In this episode (37:20)

In this podcast, we discuss how you can improve your dog’s time by focusing on efficiency on course and increasing your dog’s natural speed and drive.

You Will Learn

  • How the format of the Incredible Dog Challenge differs from all other agility trials.
  • Why your dog doesn’t always need to run faster to get faster times.
  • Three quick tips to improve your dog’s speed.

Mentioned/Related

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In this episode (24:39)

In this podcast, Sarah and Jennifer discuss natural versus trained cues and how it affects training time, your mental state, and your dog’s response.

You Will Learn

  • Why it’s important to recognize whether a cue or skill is natural or trained.
  • Why it’s important to set proper expectations when teaching new skills.
  • Why you should balance natural skills with trained skills when planning your training.
  • How a natural skill can progress into a trained skill.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:30pm CST

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