24 Jun 2015

Training Tip – Hand Touches

One of the easiest yet most valuable behaviours we teach our dogs in foundation, and that we use throughout their lives, is the hand touch.

First, it is how we start all puppies with “learning to earn” and “shaping” as it is such a simple thing for them to figure out – you can use their meal times to earn each piece of food. It also becomes the default “please” behaviour, which is essential for creating and maintaining a great work ethic. Every time they want something, they say please with a hand touch.

It is a behaviour that happens […]

9 Mar 2015

Course Announcement: Ultimate Handling

Ultimate Agility presents… Ultimate Handling!

Learn the theory and skills behind Greg Derrett’s fabulously successful handling system, and understand how Greg has remained competitive at the highest levels of agility for 25+ years!

Registration is open now, and class starts 23 March.

New for this course, we are offering a limited number of Video Participant spots. These students submit short videos weekly for review and feedback directly from Greg & Laura.

Visit our Online Courses site to learn more, and sign up today!