Category Archives: This & That

The World Dog Trainers’ Motivation Transparency Challenge

The World Dog Trainers Motivation Transparency Challenge was started by John McGuigan, who was inspired by Jean Donaldson’s 3 questions to dog trainers: What will happen to my dog if he gets it right? What will happen to my dog if he … Continue reading

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Sabine Åström with Iver – a Swedish HTM team

One Friday in April 2012, I saw a newborn kelpie litter that really caught my eyes. I was not planning on getting another dog at the time, but after thinking for a few days, I decided to write to the … Continue reading

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What I love about Dog dancing? -by Monika Gehrke (Germany)

What I love about Dog dancing? Originality, creativity and last but not least, its international… Gigolo Jan came into our family, as a third dog, in 2005. The other two pack members are Henry (a Border Collie mix male) and … Continue reading

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Skills tests in Denmark

Denmark has a new Heelwork To Music discipline. The HTM Skills Tests were approved by the Danish Kennel Club from 1st January 2014 and it is a series of 4 tests, where you do moves and heelwork, but do not … Continue reading

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OEC HTM pictures

Kazuto Kagiyama has taken some fabulous pictures of some of the HTM dog and handler teams at the Open European Championship in Burgum, Holland. Open the gallery and enlarge the pictures by clicking on one of the thumbnails. THANK YOU … Continue reading

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Dancing Dogs on The British Animal Honours 2013

8 British HTM handlers and their dogs performed on TV in ITV’s The British Animal Honours 2013. Read more about the show here! I think the performing dogs and handler are Louise Ballard with Lowchen Gino, Sandra Hallam with Bernese Mountain Dog Alice, … Continue reading

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Flowers for Hanne

The first International HTM Judges Conference was held in the Kennel Club Building in Solrød Strand, Denmark this weekend. Summeries, power point presentations etc. will be uploaded to this blog soon, but until then I would like to share this … Continue reading

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