Relaxed AND Ready: Goals for my Agility Dog

Relaxed AND Ready: Goals for my Agility Dog

I recently re-posted a story about my puppy, Sprint, and her inability to be within 100 feet of a basketball court because the movement and sound of the game caused an over-reaction of staring, getting stuck, and vocalizing. This state, where she can’t hear or...

Timing in Agility

The secret to staying ahead is good timing 🙂 I think of timing as a loop. Good timing is all about predicting behavior, and I do think this gets lost in agility. We are so often waiting to see something specific, but if we wait until we see it, we will be too late in...

Reducing & Delaying Reinforcement

I just wrapped up my workshop, Houston, Weave Got a Problem* and a common theme with the working spots and the follow-up questions was getting the same weave pole performance from training to trialing. Can you elaborate a little more about rate of reinforcement in...

About Synergy Dog Sports

Committed to providing a supportive learning environment for learners at both ends of the leash, Megan works with each team as individuals, bringing them to the next level no matter which path you choose to take with her: in-person classes, seminars, online classes, or 1-on-1 coaching.