Directionality preferences in searching

Directionality preferences in searching

Is your dog right-nosed or left-nosed? It’s kind of a cool question because the answer can indicate whether your dog will be more effective traveling to the right or the left. The question is absolutely legitimate. We know that humans are right or left handed and that this corresponds to one side of the brain or the other. Is your dog right brained or left brained?

Do you have a Pooling Odor problem?

Do you have a Pooling Odor problem?

What if I told you that you could fix your Pooling Odor problem without working on Pooling Odor? Would you believe me? It’s true. Well, at least initially. First, let’s talk about Pooling Odor… now “technically” there is no scientific...
The Role of Emotion in Learning: Train Happy!

The Role of Emotion in Learning: Train Happy!

If you want your dog to learn Nosework effectively, train happy! The emotion that you impart when you train your direct has a direct impact on how well your dog will learn. Your emotional connection with your dog will have an incredibly strong impact on your...
The new NW3 rules were FUN!!

The new NW3 rules were FUN!!

I just got home from trialing under the new NW3 rules with my 12 yr old Standard Poodle, Joey. We had a BLAST! I was so excited about the rules that I HAD to write a blog! The really amazing part is between the lines in the rules… sure, the rules allow for...