OneMind Dogs Blog
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If you’ve thought about starting dog agility, then you’re in the right place. In this guide, we’ll break down the top 3 benefits of dog agility training, and we’ll explain how Agility Foundation by OneMind Dogs helps you start in your own backyard with easy-to-follow training videos for dogs.
Are you considering buying or adopting a puppy? Read on to see what our dog experts think you should consider before taking the plunge into dog ownership.
This guide will explain what can cause a puppy to become afraid of people and how to prevent them from developing these fears. We will also show you how to address the fear head-on if it already exists.
Puppies are a lot of fun, but they can also get up to a lot of mischief! Having a puppy that will come to you when you call it (recall), no matter what the distraction, can save you from a lot of sticky situations.
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...