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How often should you trial?

How often should you trial?

A comment came up recently on one of the Facebook groups that questioned how we train. I'm paraphrasing of course... but it sparked some thought! How often should you trial? Should trialing drive your training or should purpose drive your training? The two questions...

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The greatest honor… treasure every moment

The greatest honor… treasure every moment

There is no greater honor than searching behind your best friend. Dogs let us into their secret world with every Change of Behavior and every "Sniff and Dismiss". They float along the rapidly changing and unstable air currents, tasting and sampling, looking for...

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When withdrawing from a NW3 is a GOOD thing

When withdrawing from a NW3 is a GOOD thing

Reading the title, you might be thinking that someone earned a NW3 Elite after a third pass! Not so! This morning I happily withdrew my Mini Aussie, Why, from what would have been his first NW3. Why has been stressed lately. I spent 4 weeks in Europe this Spring,...

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Don’t talk about that search!

Don’t talk about that search!

I was recently involved in a discussion about folks who talk about searches during a Nosework trial and it got me thinking... Maybe people don't realize what they say can impact those around them? We all know that we aren't supposed to give anything away or to talk...

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