Over the course of almost two years working with home built detection training carousels I designed these wheels. We have them built in Smithsburg and offer them for sale on my Tactical Directional Canine website Here is a short clip of DD working two wheels, one hot one not.
This was shot using a cell phone camera and not enough light. However, it is a fun video. The puppy is 8 weeks old the day this ws shot.
Here is an old video of puppy training with scent tubes. I Hope to begin posting more new content soon.
I found this article in Science Daily
Improving babies’ language skills before they’re even old enough to speak
Date:September 30, 2014Source:Rutgers UniversitySummary:
In the first months of life, when babies begin to distinguish sounds that make up language from all the other sounds in the world, they can be trained to more effectively recognize which sounds “might” be language, accelerating the development of the brain maps which are critical to language acquisition and processing, according to new research.
Link to the full article: http://tinyurl.com/leqnwdp
Early experiences create beneficial changes in the brain of humans. My experience tells me the same is true for puppies.
We do a lot of “work” with our puppies. Their early work is really directed play. But we make sure to give them plenty of free play time too.