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So, you want to become a decoy/helper?

Im guilty of it also, perhaps not like I was almost 20 years ago. But when I first got into dog training my dreams were to become a decoy or helper. I imagined myself in some cool outfit or bite

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"When to remove training collars and leashes and check your training?'

This was a great question someone emailed me recently. They were asking at what point do I remove training collars and leashes and check my training. The reality is, the way I train my dog are not performing because they

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"When should I start adding articles on my track?"

The age old question regarding IPO tracking..."when do I add articles to my track?"  For every question in dog training there are about 500 answers, and every trainer will have a different idea. But for me it is very simple.

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What is your dogs education for the RETRIEVE?

Its a simple question. Many people struggle answering this when I ask. I base this off of hundreds of seminars around the world I have done and have asked this question many times. The two most popular things people struggle

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Are all trials judged alike???

I will have to admit, when I did my first BH on my cattle dog 17 years ago, it was a club trial....but may as well have been the world championship! It took me 18 years, 100 plus trials in

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