OneMind Dogs Blog
Welcome to our blog. It's about... well, dogs. Our favorite thing
At OneMind Dogs, we break our handling techniques down into 7 core handling elements. Dogs show us every day that these are the core elements they naturally understand. From their perspective, these elements make your communication clear and easy to follow on the agility course.
Do you ever feel frustrated, sad, or even angry at the end of an agility competition day? How do these feelings affect your ability to focus at trials or to be the best possible teammate for your dog? Is there a mental side to agility…. you bet there is!
Our expert dog trainers believe in making training accessible for EVERYONE! That means giving you the power to start dog agility training right where you are. From your backyard to the local park, our Foundation for Agility program is designed for all dogs, even puppies. You don’t need any equipment to start building that magical connection with your canine companion today!
These 5 points are simple changes, once you understand them and make the change, your Q rates will increase. Even without any additional training for your dog.
Our story starts in 2003, with Finnish agility trainer and OneMind Dogs method creator, Janita Leinonen, and her border collie, Tekla. Their journey laid the foundation for what we represent today. But how did a top dog trainer and agility handler and her...
How do you get your dog to listen to you? In this post we will share the secrets to having a dog that values listening to you so strongly, that your life together will become so much easier 一 and more fun!
Bringing home a new puppy is exciting, but it’s also a big adjustment for both of you. If your puppy would rather go off on its own adventures than engage with you, it may be difficult to help them settle in or start puppy training. Luckily, there are ways to support their needs while building the bond between you.
There are over 30 OneMind Dogs handling techniques that will allow you to create a diverse agility toolbox. Depending on your style, you may use some of the same tools very often, and other tools only get pulled out occasionally. Having a diverse toolbox with many options means that you can handle any course, no matter what restrictions you might be working with.
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