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Building drive

Despite his hyper-vigilance, Chico is a pretty laid back guy without a lot of natural drive. The other day Julie had me working on getting Chico excited for the weaves. We played a game called “Do you see?” Julie was … Continue reading

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Agility trialing update

Chico and I have been competing at about one agility trial a month since last September, and in July we worked our way out of Novice level into Open level. Courses are longer and more challenging than in Novice, judging … Continue reading

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Basket weaving

At some point earlier this year, I mentioned our summer project: teaching Chico to carry a small marketing basket around the Farmers Market. I started by getting him to hold the basket in his mouth, and clicking and treating that. … Continue reading

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A few obstacles

A couple weeks ago I took the Flip to agility class and asked one of my classmates to shoot a little video when we were working with a sequence of obstacles. Amusingly, Chico loves the tunnel so much he ran … Continue reading

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Weave poles

Weave poles are a set of twelve vertical poles, 2 feet apart, that the dog has to weave through. For the dog they most unnatural obstacle in canine agility. Jumping and climbing over things and going through openings has something … Continue reading

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