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Cherry nose

15 ways dog trainers get scentwork training wrong. And how to avoid making the same mistakes.

I have concentrated the last ten years on teaching scentwork over everything else. And as a result I have learned lots! I’ve learned how to teach scentwork in such a way that I can’t recall any dog and handling coming to any of my workshops and failing. Every team has understood the task and achieved …

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decisions to roll in fox poo

Decisions, decisions

Scrolling through Facebook, I came upon a post from a first time dog owner looking for help with her young dog. What made the post catch my eye was that she had chosen an unusual breed and now was at her wits end because the dog wasn’t what she expected. I feel like I am …

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clarity

Clarity is the name of the game

Everybody uses jargon. Families have their own specific words and phrases that they use when together. While the meaning is clear to them, they often don’t realise they are using jargon until an outsider looks puzzled. Workplaces have their own shorthand. They even make acronyms from jargon, an extra layer for those not in the …

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