Tag Archives: Training a High Drive Puppy

Partners in crime…

Venom and Wisdom, they just are two amazing dogs.   This pic was taken when we went to a new location to train, they both had a ball and worked very well, here are some pics for the day, of Wisdom this time 😉        

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Plans? what plans?

I train such a lot of different disciplines, it would likely be impossible to train Venom in all of them, or at least impractical, so how do I choose? Well I decided early that I wanted to spend some time making sure I had the foundations right and not worrying too much about the formalities, this means I want him …

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Formality vs Fun

When writing a DLP today I found myself looking at the way I am trying to teach people to think, it has become a culture to start off training and hammering the dog for less than perfect work, whilst many handlers are just fumbling through themselves. I wonder when it became so important to get everything so right in the …

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Welcome to the Nordenstamm Venom Diary

Welcome to the Nordenstamm Venom Diary! Once the decision was made to get a new puppy I spent some time investigating the Malinois breeders in Australia and settled on meeting with Nordenstamm owners, Jens and Alison Kollengberg of Queensland. It was at this point that almost daily I made some notes on my Ipad on the future of this pup …

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