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Myth Busting: Running Aframes

Training a Running Aframe vs a Running Dogwalk Before we get into the most commonly asked questions, I want to address this very important issue! Training a running aframe is nothing like training a running dogwalk. The behavior is completely different due to the huge...

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The Habit You Need for Goal Getting

The Habit You Need for Goal Getting

It's a new year, so everyone is talking about goal setting. I'm not into "new year new you" type goals. I'm constantly working on a new version of myself, so I don't contain these transformations to the beginning of the year only 😉 On December 30th, I was a part of...

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Is Frustration a Good Motivator?

First, some definitions: frustration: 1. the feeling of being upset or annoyed, especially because of inability to change or achieve something. 2. the prevention of the progress, success, or fulfillment of something. If I asked you if you used frustration to motivate...

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Verbal Cues in Agility

This question is from one of my patrons: Hi Megan! You mention using proactive cues to tell our dogs where the course is going. Many I know are physical. Can you share what verbal cues you might use along with our well versed wrap cues? For example, a 180 turn. And do...

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Megan Foster

FOUNDER, FOSTERING EXCELLENCE IN AGILITY

I have been training in agility nearly my entire life. With seventeen years of experience, I have had the opportunities to work with hundreds of dogs within a large variety of breeds.

I began my agility journey with an American Eskimo and a Westie. In 1999, I began competing with my first Shetland Sheepdog, Buddy. Buddy’s lesson to me was about connection and bond. While running him, I knew that agility was what I was meant to do.