Babe in Colorado
Stories about Babe, a rescued collie from Colorado Collie Rescue

linkBabe's first month in California
The challenges of taming a wild dog and getting her adjusted to life as a pet dog in suburbia

linkWorking with the fearful dog, Part 1, Collie Connection, Winter 1998
Babe's first few days in California and how I began to tame her using clicker training

Working with the fearful dog, Part 2, Collie Connection, Spring 1999
The beginning of Babe's "recall" training, centered on the challenges that action presents for such a fearful dog

linkWorking with the fearful dog, Part 3, Collie Connection, Summer 1999
A long range plan for overcoming Babe's fear of people, featuring her debut as an agility dog!

linkWorking with the fearful dog, Part 4, Collie Connection, Fall 1999
Babe's training pays off! I am able to catch her after she accidently gets away.

linkWorking with the fearful dog, Part 5, Collie Connection, Winter 1999-2000
Babe has a real recall!!  Can a reliable  recall be taught using purely positive vs. aversive methods?

linkWorking with the fearful dog, Part 6, Collie Connection, Winter 1999-2000
Babe is learning to stay on command using operant training with a clicker.

linkWorking with the fearful dog, Part 7, Collie Connection, Fall 2000
The final chapter:  the most important lesson of all, the one that Babe taught me..

 

link Rescue collies with a job:  Connection, Spring 2003

Babe's career as a competition agility dog, Collie
 
 



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