Dumbbell hold with the “Chin Rest”

By Rick Pisani / November 21, 2019

Establishing a good hold with your dumbbell is an important foundation exercise for Competition Obedience. This method enables the dog to understand the hold by shaping the “Chin Rest”. The “hold” now allows your dog to make the right choice and understand the concept of “hold”.

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How to Fade Props for “Fronts”

By Rick Pisani / October 10, 2019

Using props such as platforms, perches and gates are a great way to help your dog understand what they need to do in order to sit straight! The big issue is most of us use the same piece of equipment too much. This causes a problem when we remove the prop. The idea is to “use…

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