What a Dog’s Tail Wags Really Mean: Some New Scientific Data | Psychology Today
Great Article about the meaning of a tail wag. Those of us in the business of training and/or reading a dog’s behaviors have long known that a wagging tail does not always mean they are happy. This article goes into great detail on what and…
De-Bunking the “Alpha Dog” Theory – Whole Dog Journal Article
Well thought out article about the differences between dominance or alpha type training vs. positive reinforcement training. I really like the fact that the disagreements are based on facts, not emotion. Remember that one of the main ideas in Positive training is to ignore the…
Podcast #10 – Mike and Emery Answer Questions From Facebook
Mike and Emery answer questions from you all 😉 Please keep them coming… Facebook, websites, emails even calls… Without you all there would be no podcast so let us know what you want us to talk about. Listen Here
Hot Weather Tips for Dogs…..
Ok so last month was Memorial Day, the historical beginning of summer, and I want to take a minute to talk to you about hot weather precautions for you and your pooch. I started thinking about this post yesterday when I had as friend remind…
Podcast #7 – Problem Behaviors in the World of Covid
Podcast – Problem Behaviors in the World of Covid May 27th, 2021 Mike and emery talk about how Covid is and can be affecting your pups. Listen Here
Podcast #5 – Rules of Recall, Come when called….
Podcast- Rules of Recall, Come when called – March 18th 2021. Listen Now Mike and Emery Talk Recall! The Best ways to practice getting your pooch to come when called by making it a rewarding behavior!
Help, I need a Dog Trainer!!!
So there you sit, looking at a list of dog trainers on your computer screen. Your wife has made it perfectly clear…if you don’t get the dog’s “fill in the blank” behavior fixed, either you or Fido are going to have to find a new…
What kind of Dog Trainer am I ?
OK so this is a presentation I did way back when, 2011 to be exact (way less grey and a lot slimmer) But the question of “What Kind of Dog Trainer Am I came up” and you know what? The answer still holds true!!!! I…
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The Benefits of In Home Dog Training in Kansas City
In-home puppy training in Kansas City is beneficial for both the dog and the family. While having a dog trainer come to your home might seem like an unnecessary luxury, it might actually be more effective than taking your dog to a training facility. The Read more →
The Importance of Positive Reinforcement Training for Your Dog
The use of positive reinforcement for dog training simply means that you reward the behaviors you like and ignore those you don’t. A quality Kansas City dog trainer should know that positive reinforcement is the best way to build healthy habits for your dog. There Read more →
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