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Your whistle seems great – can I have it?

Your whistle seems great – can I have it?

I've received that question a couple of times when my dogs have sat down really promptly at the stop whistle or responded with lightening speed to the recall whistle. If it had been as simple as selling magic whistles, I'd become rich 😉 , but as we all know,...

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Flippa’s first week

Flippa’s first week

From the beginning, there was a puppy that stood out a little extra in all the videos the breeder posted in our little puppy group on Facebook. It was the brown with white paws.It was first to walk, first to get outside the puppy pen, first to find the stairs and...

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The recall – the road to freedom

The recall – the road to freedom

Since the quite cataclysmic Finnish debacle this winter when Quling "did" Finland by hunting and disappearing into the Finnish forests, flushing pheasant after pheasant, hunting like a maniac for 15 minutes completely out of my control, I've mostly worked on our...

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What are you training for?

What are you training for?

I often hear people saying "well, that's a mark, you shouldn't cast your dog". We had a discussion about it as late as this weekend when I attended a course, and it was also discussed on the working test that Lena and I were at on Good Friday. As in so many other...

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Summertime and water work – part 2

Summertime and water work – part 2

This summer, I have a small number of private students who are coming to train with me because they want help with water training, specifically deliveries by water, and I'm going to share to of those training sessions with you. Last week I showed you the first one...

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When sports collide

When sports collide

Sometimes I get the question if I am not worried that my different dog sports are going to collide with each other. Am I not running the risk of confusing my dog; won't it mix up what to do? Tassla and I did done a lot of competitive obedience younger. For a long time...

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Summertime and water work – part 1

Summertime and water work – part 1

This summer, I have a small number of private students who are coming to train with me because they want help with water training, specifically deliveries by water, and I'm going to share to of those training sessions with you. The first one is with Allwin the toller,...

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The stop whistle with Tod

The stop whistle with Tod

This week's blog post is a guest post from our colleage Åsa, from when her working labrador Tod was a young. Here is the continuation of my description of last week’s training session - working on the stop whistle. After having worked on heeling, Tod got to get in the...

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Gun dog heeling with Tod

Gun dog heeling with Tod

This week's blog post is a guest post from our colleage Åsa, from when her working labrador Tod was a young. We went to a completely new place this morning and had planned "fika” training (sitting down, having a snack, teaching the dog to settle), work on the stop...

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