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.
Agility handling techniques
OneMind Dogs handling techniques are based on dog’s natural behavior — which means your dog will understand them from day one.
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.
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.
When the world of thinking agility courses in lines opens up to you, you forget the handling of individual obstacles for good.
About 87-90% of humans are right-handed. But what about our dogs – do they have a dominant paw? Read this excerpt from a Premium article on the lead leg, written by our leading Coach and method creator, Janita Leinonen.
Our next training challenge is courtesy of OneMind Dogs Coach Anna Eifert. Anna will walk you through her fun garden challenge in her below article. Anna’s Garden Challenge I'm very grateful for having enough space in our garden, and thanks to the beautiful warm...
OneMind Dogs Coach Niki Dragerecently challenged you to test your dog’s ability to discriminate between two different obstacles using a verbal. In the next challenge Niki will have you use your body language and handle around some “trapstacles” on a small set up of...
Now that many of you are spending more time at home with your dogs, we wanted to give you some ideas for fun home training tips and challenges to try! In this first challenge OneMind Dogs Coach Niki Drage is showing you a little Contacts vs Tunnel challenge....