Championnat et Grand Prix de France Dog Dancing 2021 : Remerciements

Championnat et Grand Prix de France Dog Dancing 2021 : Remerciements Go to Source Ce 1er Championnat de France et 15° Grand Prix de France de la solidarité a tenu toutes ses promesses, le challenge a été relevé avec brio, la fête a été réussie. La salle Dog Indoor à Villacerf en a été le témoin les 27 et 28 novembre 2021.  Il y a évidemment pléthore de personnes […] Go to Source Author: Valérie Ricard {authorlink}

Communiqué du GTA

Communiqué du GTA Go to Source La Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) fédère 99 pays soit comme pays membres et soit comme pays partenaires. Elle compte 27 commissions dont la commission Agility. La commission Agility est composée d’une présidence (membre du comité de la FCI) , d’un secrétariat (membre du comité de la FCI) et d’un délégué de chaque pays membre. Ces […] Go to Source Author: Valérie Ricard {authorlink}

“Muscle Memory”: Spoiler Alert – it’s all in your dog’s head! What it ISN’T (m

"Muscle Memory": Spoiler Alert - it's all in your dog's head! What it ISN'T (m Go to Source Muscle cells do not have the ability to remember ~ only brain cells do The muscle anatomy of a dog consists of both involuntary (those responsible to support life: brain, heart, lungs, etc) and voluntary - those muscles which are triggered by conscious thoughts transmitted from THE BRAIN For example: the decision to run and jump involves a conscious choice by a dog ~ the brain sends electrical impulses through the nervous system to the muscles required to facilitate movements for running, braking, to lift the body, land (without collapsing), change directions and to run again (aka: motor skills) The motor skills developed over

PUPPIES!! Is your “Don’t Do:” column longer than the “What / When to DO:” co

PUPPIES!! Is your "Don't Do:" column longer than the "What / When to DO:" co Go to Source ...that will have enhanced learning capabilities, body awareness, self-control, the confidence necessary to cope better with environmental stresses and are at less risk for injuries! When developing the DogWorks Puppy Program (program design information is contained in the Workbook) I wanted it to be based on pure science - not opinion or individual experience. At the time (2003) I couldn't find the research I was looking for so I turned to the most obvious sources: humans and horses. I discovered that sport and physical education programs have been following strict guidelines to protect children from injury for years. I also learned that equine athletic

A balanced exercise program which impacts all 10 aspects of health uses 5 elements – it’s just

A balanced exercise program which impacts all 10 aspects of health uses 5 elements - it's just Go to Source Willy nilly never worked for anybody! That's why, when you started teaching your dog the skills she needed to learn (whether basic life lessons or all the various aspects involved in formal sport training) you had a GOAL in mind and a PLAN to achieve it. Fair for her - more fun for you When the same Goal oriented approach is applied using the 5 elements for exercising, you can be certain that your dog is improving all 10 aspects of health / each region of the body equally AND, for those dogs who compete in sports, that the exercise choices

Why do we use a Workbook and how do you get started? “To teach successfully, one must plan succ

Why do we use a Workbook and how do you get started? "To teach successfully, one must plan succ Go to Source ...and to Plan successfully you need clear, easy to follow instruction that is relevant (applies to your dog), tells you WHAT and HOW to do it! Have you wanted to improve your dog's overall fitness but aren't sure how to start? Our Workbook will simplify the planning process so you can relax and enjoy the time you spend with your dog exercising doing safe, effective things - and have FUN doing it. This format is the perfect STEP BY STEP resource you can refer to for each stage of your dog's life (indicated by the tabs) ~ starting with our

Communiqué du GTA du 9 décembre 2021 : Inscriptions sélectifs EO-AWC 2022

Communiqué du GTA du 9 décembre 2021 : Inscriptions sélectifs EO-AWC 2022 Go to Source Tout d’abord, bienvenue à Marc MARTIN au sein du GTA. Suite à un changement dans l’attribution des dossiers, Marc est maintenant en charge du dossier des sélectifs EO-AWC. Les inscriptions aux sélectifs EO-AWC 2022 sont ouvertes, voir plus bas. Vous avez jusqu’au 10 janvier 2022 pour vous inscrire : l’ordre d’inscription n’a aucune importance ! […] Go to Source Author: Valérie Ricard {authorlink}