Watch Me….First and Foremost (2010)
Watch Me should be the first command people teach their dogs! Let’s face it, if you don’t have a dog’s attention, teaching them anything else is pretty much futile. This is exactly what watch me is! I want to teach a dog that, with either…
My dog pulls on the Leash…So What Do I Do Now???
Several months ago (or maybe longer) I wrote an article on “Why Dogs Pull on the Leash.” And while it was well received, I left those who were already having issues with dogs that pulled on their leash to wait for the next article for…
Repost Thursday…Business Communication Dog Training and Buddha From July 2013….
OK, so in business today we are taught all sorts of ways to communicate… You can do this in social media but not in person. You can raise your voice in conversation but don’t ever use all caps in an email. It really seems like…
A wise woman once told me a story about “muddy water” and it really stuck with me. So much that it has actually become part of my dog training material. But before we get into the dog training part, let me tell you the story!…
TETHERS – Part 2 THE TRAINING TECHNIQUES
In the last blog, I highlighted the mechanics of the tether and indicated there were three specific training techniques that the tether was outstanding to be used for. So let’s get to it! The first technique I want to cover is how to greet people…
SO JUST WHAT ARE NON NEGOTIABLE RULES?
IF YOU LIKE ANY OF THE T-SHIRTS YOU SEE HERE PLEASE VISIT US AT www.muttzrus.com Over the course of my blogs and my training classes, you have heard me refer to the “non negotiable rules” when it comes to human and dog relationships. It occurred…
The Jumping Dog and the Usual Ways We Handle It – Reinforcing the Problem Behavior!
If you like any of the T shirts or other productsshown please visit www.muttzrus.com Let me paint you a picture! You walk through your door at the same time every day and WHAM! Fido puts both paws right in the middle of your chest and…
The Barking Dog and Command “Enough”
If you like any of the T-Shirts or products shown Please visit www.muttzrus.com Are you tired of having your dog bark for 15 minutes every time the door bell rings, or for any of the infinite number of other reasons dogs bark? Well so was…
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Park Bench Bingo
OK, one last way to work on leash reactivity with your dog, or as I like to think of it, paying attention to you vs. the distractions that used to send them over their threshold 😉… PARK BENCH BINGO!!! Now to be fair let’s recap Read more →
Leave it (At a Park)
So, you have mastered the commands of Leave it, and Watch Me (well you know them and so does the dog, but only in limited environments 😉) You have even added the leash in the house and worked in the car, with the presence of Read more →
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