FREE Rally Obedience Course – May 1, 2020

Course Details Level: Novice (CARO) Space Required: 50’x65′ Designer: Ayoka Bubar Comments: Big challenge in this is course is the changes of pace at 15, 16 & 17. In some cases, handler cues were late at 16 causing dogs to forge ahead. In other cases, the handler did not change pace within the required distanceContinue reading “FREE Rally Obedience Course – May 1, 2020”

FREE Rally Obedience Course – April 1, 2020

Course Details Level: Excellent Team (CARO) Space Required: 50’x65′ Designer: Ayoka Bubar Comments: There are some good opportunities to practice working around exciting obstacles in this course. Download this Course: CARO 50′x 65′ Course – Excellent Team (T12-054)

FREE Rally Obedience Course – March 1, 2020

Course Details Level: Advanced Team (CARO) Space Required: 50’x65′ Designer: Ayoka Bubar Download this Course: CARO 50′x 65′ Course – Advanced Team (T12-054)

FREE Rally Obedience Course – February 1, 2020

Course Details Level: Novice Team (CARO) Space Required: 50’x65′ Designer: Ayoka Bubar Download this Course: CARO 50′x 65′ Course – Novice Team (T12-054)

Return of the FREE Rally Courses – January 1, 2020

Forgive me friends! Somehow, it’s been six and a half  years since I’ve shared a rally course with you, but I’m back and I’ve got plenty of courses in the vault for you. Course Details Level: Excellent Team (CARO) Space Required: 30’x70′ Designer: Ayoka Bubar Comments: This is a fun team course with a jumpContinue reading “Return of the FREE Rally Courses – January 1, 2020”

To Cue, or not to Cue?

A few weeks ago, I had a bit of training dilemma, followed by a training epiphany, followed of course, by a new training dilemma. Training Dilemma #1 Epic and I have been working a lot on heeling lately for rally trials. Occasionally Epic will drift a tiny bit. Sometimes it’s a forge, sometimes a lag,Continue reading “To Cue, or not to Cue?”

Pupdate – May 2014 Dog Shows

After our last dog show, I resolved to do something about how Epic appears in profile, so back to conformation handling classes we went. What I learned is that if I hold Epic’s head up by her collar just a bit, and lover the bait to almost my knees, it improves her profile a lot.Continue reading “Pupdate – May 2014 Dog Shows”

Pupdate – March 8, 2014

In the past two weeks, we haven’t been up to a whole lot. Epic came with me to deliver a CARO rally obedience seminar in Winnipeg. It was her second time in hotel, her first time in an elevator and her first weekend in the portable fabric crate. We survived, the crate survived and noContinue reading “Pupdate – March 8, 2014”

Pupdate – February 21, 2014

Last weekend, Epic and I attended our very first conformation dog show. We have been preparing at home and in class for some time now and a local show provided the perfect opportunity to put our skills to the test. Since it was Epic’s first show, and because I had some teaching commitments I decidedContinue reading “Pupdate – February 21, 2014”

Pupdate is Back!

When I last reported before Christmas, Epic was coming up to her 6 month “birthday”. Between a short holiday over Christmas and being incredibly busy at Prairie Dog Daycare, it was easy to let things slide. Epic is just over 7 months old now and old enough to come to ‘big dog’ daycare. She comesContinue reading “Pupdate is Back!”