Tag Archives: beginner

  1. Close Knit, Open Weave

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    August 18, 2014 by Julia West

    I know that folks from every breed probably say this, but Boxer people are the best. The performance group at Nationals is part family, part sorority (boys allowed), and part something I can’t quite describe.

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  2. Revealing Behavior

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    February 11, 2014 by Julia West

    I’m currently assisting in my club’s Beginner 101 class and, like so many other trainers, I’ve heard that old familiar …
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  3. Embrace the Awkward: Practicing What I Preach

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    February 9, 2014 by Julia West

    At a recent Show n Go, I did something that is still new to me. Actually, it was what I …
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  4. Embrace the Awkward

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    January 14, 2014 by Julia West

    I was in a (human) training class today and heard a term that immediately caught my attention – “conscious incompetence”. …
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  5. The Novice A Guide: Entering Your First Trial

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    July 22, 2013 by Julia West

    So, you have decided to enter your dog in your very first AKC Obedience or Rally trial. You’ve been training …
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