Bad Dog Agility Podcast

In this episode (19:50)

In this episode, Dr. Brittany Schaezler joins the podcast to get you and your dog ready for summer.

You Will Learn

  • When you should stop your training sessions due to heat and fatigue.
  • How you can cool your dog during and after training.
  • Where dogs have sweat glands.


Direct download: BDAPodcast166.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:26pm CST

In this episode (21:41)

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban explore how a minimalist approach to dog agility training can protect people from feeling overwhelmed–especially if they have a dog new to agility.

You Will Learn

  • Why Esteban thinks he’s an agility minimalist.
  • How minimalism can protect you from feeling overwhelmed with your new dog.
  • How to identify the essential skills and behaviors needed for the minimalist approach.
  • Proper traffic etiquette.
Direct download: BDAPodcast165.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:25pm CST

In this episode (24:32)

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban discuss the impact that external influences can have on your agility, and how you can use them to advance your own training.

You Will Learn

  • Who/what your biggest outside influences are.
  • How they affect your training.
  • Why you should embrace outside influences.


Direct download: BDAPodcast164.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:11pm CST

In this episode (18:46)

In this episode, Sarah and Esteban help you memorize your courses by figuring out the dog’s line and the handler’s path and combining them with visualization.

You Will Learn

  • Why you should focus on your own path as well as your dog’s.
  • How knowing your dog’s line can reduce your memorization burden.
  • The 3 different views you can have during visualization.


Direct download: BDAPodcast163.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:49pm CST