Tag: Glimmer

Refreshers with Glimmer

Glimmer is doing very well practicing figure-8’s, tight heels, walk-arounds on a down-stay, and off-leash heeling and recall. Here’s a small sample of her progress with the down-stay walk-around:

Basics Practice

Happy Friday – and happy weekend to everyone! The temperature has been

Glimmer: Boot Camp Report #4

The weather was great again yesterday. The road was mostly dry, and the sidewalks were drier, too. Glimmer

Glimmer: Boot Camp Report #3

Life has been happening, the weather has been too cold for outdoor work, and Glimmer’s lessons have fallen a few days behind schedule as a result. However,

Glimmer: Boot Camp Report #2

Sometimes, life happens when you’re making plans and trying to meet your goals. For Week 2 of Glimmer’s Boot Camp Basics program,

Glimmer: Boot Camp Report #1

The first week of boot camp had its challenges – not with the exercises, but with a health issue Glimmer

Boot Camp: Week 1

Week One of Glimmer’s boot camp is underway. We began the first session with a stretch-out:

Basics Bootcamp

Training doesn’t end when the course is finished. It’s an ongoing course for the life of the dog. This is important not only for the dog owner to recognize,  it’s also important to the health and well-being of the dog. Keeping your dog up…

Walking Back to Balance

When I am working with other dogs, I am calm, clear about my expectations, relaxed, and I don’t put up with any nonsense.  With my own dog, though, not so much.  This is not unique to me – every trainer has bias with their…

Bond Proof

As a dog owner, it’s important to have a strong trust bond. If anything ever happens to me or my dog, we each know we can trust the other to do everything we can to help each other. Earlier this week, this was borne…

Working the Issues

Happy Thursday! It’s chilly and snowing here in Calgary today, but that won’t stop training time. Today,

Public Service

Yesterday, an unexpected opportunity occurred for Glimmer during