The Five Types of False Alerts

The Five Types of False Alerts

I was inspired to write this blog because of some self reflection that I had at a recent trial. Our False Alerts are very rarely the “fault” of the dog. Fault is a word that I use loosely here because honestly, it’s not a False Alert unless the...
Are you a Cheap Handler?

Are you a Cheap Handler?

Did I get your attention with that headline? I hope I did! There is an epidemic out there and it’s an epidemic of great proportions. All over the Nosework community, there are CHEAP HANDLERS. A Cheap Handler doles out reinforcers to their dog like they...
There are No Shortcuts

There are No Shortcuts

A good trial is a sum of all of the parts. What I mean by that is that everything really needs to be in place in order to have the best possible outcome. Sometimes that happens, and sometimes it doesn’t! At the same time, the “yeah well’s” will...