Entries by Marra

New Dog (Re-)Search Begins

I have decided: it is time to plan for a second dog! I will look for a dog to be a good helper & demo dog for my basic pet obedience training classes & private sessions. Of course, they’ll need to be a great companion and house dog to join in with the fun stuff […]

Learning New Tricks

This dog (and people) trainer likes to learn new tricks. I’ve just come across a new web site to geek out on. They write about things like building duration by using behaviour chains: https://behaviorexplorer.com/videos/duration-behavior-chain/ There’s lots of videos a new game to play and tech-speak to keep me entertained. Here’s a quick video of teaching […]

Crash Test Doggies!?

I just came across this amazing research and testing site that shows what happens when a car is in a 50km/h collision. They’ve got slow mo’ video of harnesses and crates, and of course the hapless crash test doggies (not real dogs, obviously). Please don’t watch if you are prone to anxiety. 🙂 Centre for […]