Category Archives: Structure

Underlying Motivation

As I’ve said in one of my previous posts, one of the questions that I am often asked is,  “how do you pick a performance puppy?”  It came up again last night.  This time I decided to take a more … Continue reading

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Apples and Oranges

Ever since my then 4½-year-old standard poodle became a member of my family I have been fascinated with the breed.  Her initial gazelle-like romps beguiled the clinical observer in me, having only been owned by a golden retriever, siberian husky, … Continue reading

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The Weakest Link

Yesterday was a perfect day in my part of the Pacific Northwest.  The 70 degrees and blue sky screamed hike to me and mine, so off we went to Dog Mountain.  Yes, it really exists.  Dog Mountain is a short … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

Well, spring has finally arrived in my part of the Pacific Northwest.  The news said it officially arrived on the 20th but because we received 2” of snow on the 22th I have been a little tentative to stamp the … Continue reading

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Structure, Structure, Who Has THE Structure?

Thanks to the increased attention that canine performance has been receiving over the years more people are becoming aware of canine structure and how it affects performance.  It is my hope to take this new awareness one step further and … Continue reading

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