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 😉...

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...
Drive & Motivation in Agility Dogs

Drive & Motivation in Agility Dogs

  These two terms get tossed around a lot in the dog sport world, and sometimes they’re used interchangeably. So, let’s unpack them! First, some definitions: drive: an innate, biologically determined urge to attain a goal or satisfy a need. Unpacking...

What Jump Height Should My Dog Be Jumping?

Oh man, what a can of worms I’m opening! 😂 This comes from a patron question: Let’s talk about jump heights. My pup has 3 different jump heights in 3 different organizations. I have had some people say always practice at the highest. Others tell me to...

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...

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.