Tag Archives: Abilities

Context Matters……for Dogs and Humans

Context Matters… for Dogs and Humans. Place provides the context for dogs. History provides the context for humans. “What should I do next?” asked the man with the Labrador dog. “Well, I think you might train that behaviour now in … Continue reading

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History, Homelessness and Revolution in Ireland.

A homeless man was found dead in a doorway this morning in Dublin just metres from the beautiful and historical mansion, “Leinster House”, in which our elected leaders spend their days. Poor man. The members of our parliament will be … Continue reading

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Dogs – The Mondegreen factor

A “mondegreen” occurs when the listener hears something that was not actually said by the speaker. Church choirs must shoulder the blame for many of the better ones. I love that “Lead on Oh King Eternal” has been heard as … Continue reading

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Motivation- BEST IN THE CLASS

BEST IN THE CLASS In my Competition Obedience Dog Training class I was finding it challenging to help certain members of the group to believe in themselves and in their abilities. Most of my little group were reasonably positive and … Continue reading

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