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Herzhund Malinois

Melbourne Workshop November 2013

This workshop will be aimed at those who already compete in Obedience, want to compete in obedience or are interested in the Training in Drive program. Tickets go on sale Wednesday 9th October 2013 We have structured this workshop so that the information learned on day 1 will be put into practice on day 2! I aim at training dogs …

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Steve’s Brisbane workshop report 2013

Well the dust has settled since my return from Queensland where I spent a week working with people and their dogs and of course a two day seminar, by the dust settled I mean that the family is used to me being back again, I am busy with my normal day to days and Venom has had plenty of catch …

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Competitive Obedience, Coaching by Steve Courtney

I have a lot of people come to me for Dog Sport training, whether it be just to overcome a small problem or to train from puppy to podium, I have the programs to make it happen, but it won’t be about running drill after drill, I don’t think that is the way at all. First I would like to …

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Training the Protection Dog

Training a dog in protection is a passion of mine, now there is bound to be people out there reading this that have already developed a picture of some cowboy teasing a dog and making it vicious, and I don’t blame you, I often conjure those images myself. This happens because so many weekend warriors and graduates of the YouTube …

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Seminar Dates 2013 Qld, Vic and WA

We get emails every week from people wanting to see Steve in all states of Australia, if you’re in Queensland, Victoria or western Australia then listen up, he will be in your state soon! We will be announcing dates and locations soon, so keep your eyes peeled.

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Training the OUT!

I think training a good out is super important because it signifies the game is balanced and without conflict between you and the dog. Many people have trouble playing tug with their dogs and one of the most common problems is getting back the tug. Many people find that their dog will not out the tug and they add pressure …

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5 Tips to help you play TUG like a Pro

Playing tug is an art form, sure you can just let your dog swing off something you are holding but if you want to truly master this motivational game, read my top 5 tips to help you learn how to reward your dog at the highest level. First a look at what playing tug is, and what it isn’t.

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