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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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Ring Prep without the Ring!

Monday evenings, 5:30pm PT, I do a live chat on an agility-related training topic. You can join the Synergy Dog Sports Training Group on Facebook or subscribe to my YouTube channel to be notified of these live chats. Click the buttons below to follow! facebookyoutube

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Wrap vs Slice

I have not been writing a lot. I find it difficult to sit down and write when the calendar tells me it's time for a blog post, but I do have so much to say.... about a lot of things. Until I'm able to get my thoughts down on paper, I'm going to share some videos that...

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Rear Cross Problems: Video Analysis!

Today's blog is more of a vlog - since there will be two videos and not a lot of words! The purpose of these videos is to show some common rear cross problems and why they might be happening. In this first video, I am cueing rear crosses vs wraps with Shock on my left...

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Reality Lines

To be able to predict where you will be on course in relation to your dog, it’s important to understand reality lines. Reality lines refers to where your dog will actually take off, land, and turn between the obstacles. Here are some things to consider: - dogs jump in...

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About

Megan Foster

FOUNDER, SYNERGY DOG SPORTS

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.

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.