Tampa Dog Trainer Brenna Fender: What is UpDog?
Tampa Dog Trainer Brenna Fender: What’s UpDog? UpDog is a brand new dog sport organization created by Kat and Jack Fahle, Andrea and Jason Rigler, and Babz Mahony. These dedicated disc doggers wanted to expand their favorite sport to include a wider variety of dogs – and people – than seen at typical disc dog events. Traditionally, while many people enjoy games with discs in [...]
Tampa Dog Trainer Brenna Fender: The ABCs of Tracking and Other Games
Tampa Dog Trainer Brenna Fender The ABCs of Tracking and Other Games By Brenna Fender American Kennel Club (AKC) is probably the most well-known organization in the United States to sanction tracking. You can read the AKC tracking regulations and get other info at https://www.akc.org/dog_shows_trials/tracking/. Beginning tracking dogs learn on short, straight tracks with their handlers close by. Cross-tracks are found in some tracking tests [...]
Tampa Dog Trainer: Dog Travel Safety
Dog Travel Safety is an important concern Tampa Dog Trainer: Dog Travel Safety By Brenna Fender Dog s often travel with their pets to competitions, on vacation, or just about town while on errands, but they may not realize that the way they travel can mean the difference between life and death. Do you drive with Fido loose in the back seat or [...]
Tampa Dog Trainer Brenna Fender: The ABCs of Canine Freestyle
The ABCs of Canine Freestyle By Brenna Fender A dog sport that combines obedience moves, tricking training, and dancing: that’s canine freestyle! Breeds that are good for canine freestyle include… all of them! Because routines are varied, you can showcase your dog’s strong points, whether he is a Beagle or a Border Collie. A strong working relationship and good partnership with the handler are more [...]
Tampa Dog Pet Therapy Guru: Scott Baggett Makes it to Capitol Hill
A few weeks ago our Pet Partner evaluator and highly experience pet therapy guru, Scott Baggett, was contacted by American Humane to do a story about therapy dogs and cancer kids. Just 2 days ago Scott was interviewed by NBC News on the phone. American Humane Association went to Capitol Hill with this story (via You tub see link below) to attempt to get grant money for [...]
Tampa Dog Training School Student: Judith Destasio and Tucker Go From Rescue to Pet Therapy!
Tampa Dog Training School Student: Judith Destasio and Tucker Go From Rescue to Pet Therapy! by Judith Destasio June 2012 we adopted Tucker, a magnificent 18 month old purebred from Golden Retriever Rescue Mid-Florida. It’s hard to believe but he had been surrendered twice already! Tucker was ready for his forever home. We were so happy and blessed to bring him home. He is a [...]
Tampa Dog Trainer Angelica Steinker Recommends Blog: Eileen and Dogs
Tampa Dog Trainer and Behavior Consultant Angelica Steinker Recommends Blog: Eileen and Dogs Smart, gifted and clear are the words that come to mind when I think of this blog: Eileen and Dogs written by Eileen Anderson about the training adventures she experiences with her dogs. Eileen is careful to base all her information on science, fun and results oriented training. The internet overwhelms [...]
Tampa Dog Training: Courteous Canine Super Splash Dog Competition
Gayle and Sienna won with a jump of 22.1 feet. Tampa Dog Training: Courteous Canine Super Splash Dog Competition The results are in. Thank you again to Judge Michael Pastrana. Much fun was had and much splashing later here are the final standings: Splash Division for dogs jumping 0' to 9'11" Frank and Shadow with a jump of 10.04 first place Rebekah and [...]
Tampa Dog Training: 9 Fun Facts about Dog Dock Jumping
9 Fun Facts about Dock Jumping for Dogs By Brenna Fender and Angelica Steinker Does your dog enjoy jumping into your pool or launching off your dock into a lake? Does he just love to swim every chance he gets? If so, you and your dog might like the sport of dock jumping. Here are 9 fun facts you might not know about this sport: 1. Splash [...]
Tampa Dog Trainer: Brenna Fender – Is Humility at Odds with Success?
Is Humility at Odds with Success? By Brenna Fender, Tampa Dog Trainer When you walk off an agility course, out of an obedience or rally ring, or away from your dog training class, do you dwell on your shortcomings? Do you gloss over your successes and focus on your failures? Do you think only about what went wrong and rarely about what went right? I am [...]
Tampa Dog Training: 8 Secrets to Dog Training Success
Tampa Dog Training: 8 Secrets to Dog Training Success Dog training just like other professions, has its secrets. At Courteous Canine, Inc. we share all of the secrets of training. So here they are: 1. Use your marker - click or say yes - followed by a reward 2. The dog determines what is a reward 3. Vary your reward; Food toy, play, love and [...]
Courteous Canine Pet Care Services Tampa– Programs For Every Occasion!
Courteous Canine, Inc. offers pet sitting services in the Lutz, Land O Lakes, Wesley Chapel and New Tampa areas! All our pet care technicians are pet first aid certified and will handle your pets with lot of love. While you are away from your home, you can choose from Courteous Canine Visit (Home Alone) – A Courteous Canine Pet Care Technician visits your pet in [...]
Dog training founded on science and fun, offered as group classes
Courteous Canine features an AKC Star Puppy Kindergarten Program
Dog Manners classes include common manners and obedience cues
Dock Jumping, Lure Coursing, Scent Games, Trick Training, Disc Dog, & Agility Courses
Private Dog Training is for simple training issues such as manners, obedience and more