Why Do Dogs Pull on the Leash???
So why do dogs pull on the leash? Well the simple answer is…they have never been taught not to. I know that seems very obvious and probably a little on the frustrating side but it really is the truth. You have to remember that puppies…
Muscle Memory, In regard to Reactivity/Aggression….
OK while I guess you could say this blog is about generalizing an idea, which I really try not to do… I think this is one is really important to the idea of reactivity/aggression in dogs on leash… I need folks to really grasp how…
Another way to look at Over-Stimulation…SURVIVAL MODE!!!
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…
Leave it On Leash
OK, this next blog is what follows after working in the car, in the parking lot of a big box pet retailer. You have gotten good at the Leave it/ Watch me command when your pooch is distracted by another dog, and wonder “how awesome…
Does your dog pull on leash???
Shoulder hurt? Landed on your butt, a few times? Do you have a dog that pulls on the leash like a locomotive? Well here we come to the rescue with a book on how to teach your dog to walk with you vs. walking against…
My latest article for the website Petcha.com… How to Stop Your Dog From Pulling On The Leash and Learn how to teach your dog to walk nicely on a loose leash. I even include some great videos to make the process make more sense. I hope…
Great Article on Leash Reactivity/ Aggression… Can’t Wait for Part 2
This article is awesome. Great take on the reasons for leash reactivity and aggression… It makes a lot of sense and this author is going to tackle how to deal with in Part 2… Can’t wait to read and share with you folks! Click…
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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 Read more →
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 Read more →
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