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You Can’t Fake A False Turn - Part 1

How does one go from avoiding a handling technique to using it in almost every course? You learn, like OneMind Dogs Assistant Coach Katelyn Scott did, that sometimes you must take a step backwards, to move forward.

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How to cope with fireworks on 4th of July?

Happy 4th of July to our friends in the USA! BBQ, family time, baseball, fireworks... The All American summer. Your dog might love the lingering smell coming from your grill, but he might not feel the same way about fireworks. Here are four tips that help your dog to cope with fireworks tonight.

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How To Move Your Feet In Dog Agility?

“I can’t get there, my dog is so much faster than me”. The secret of “making it” on an agility course is actually not a matter of speed, it’s a matter of timing, commitment and technique.

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Mistakes - Ignore Them Or Embrace Them?

"The mistakes you make are information of what you need to train next." Watch a video of Leading OneMind Dogs Coaches Janita Leinonen and Jaakko Suoknuuti practicing independent weaves with their dogs!

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Reaching The Running Points - Play To Your Strengths

OneMind Dogs handlers think of a course as a series of lines and running points, rather than obstacles. Each course has critical points that a handler should reach when their dog is in a specific position on the course, so that they are able to cue a change in the dog’s line effectively.

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Steps To A Solid Startline - Part 2


Startline stays are a hot topic in the agility world, there are many different issues that dogs and handlers can face on the startline. One thing most people agree on though, startline stays are a very important tool for success in agility. A solid startline is not only beneficial for you as a handler, it is also great for your dog.

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