Soccer Team And Shock Collars
OK I try and share this video about once a year to show through humor and visual proof… That yes e-collars are painful… I am not throwing rocks at glass houses, and truly believe that there are no bad tools in dog training but there…
Teaching a Dog That Touch is Good :-)
OK had a client this morning with a Jack Russel Adult that would get overstimulated when getting pets and then very quick get frustrated and growl (no biting but scary to the owners and I am sure for those doing the petting)… Many of you…
Awesome Article on Music, Stress and Dogs!!!
Many of my clients (especially those in apartments) have questions of how to help with lonely pups and barking… This in many cases has to do with stress or dogs not being used to being alone (being a normal thing). We try feeding puzzles, crates…
Great Article on Leash Reactivity!
If you own a dog, and that dog pulls or reacts like a goon around other people or dogs on a walk, YOU NEED TO READ THIS ARTICLE!!! This is so much more a common issue than people realize and by isolating or not walking…
I love this Article (Please Read)
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ENTIRE ARTICLE! This article nails it! Why do we always simple resort to saying NO when our dogs do something we do not like? What does “NO” tell our dogs to do? What kind of instruction are we giving our dogs…
Sometimes more is not always better… And sometimes we are not as smart as we think!
Ok I read this article and immediately thought of it as a way to help my clients learn to better work with, and talk about dog training better… Honestly this article could be the difference of winning or losing that dog/owner battle that you no…
Do I Really Have to Break Bad Behaviors???
Ok my challenge, write an article on about breaking habits. Chewing, digging, barking, etc.… Well that is going to require some talk about replacement behaviors vs breaking habits. Think of breaking behaviors as saying NO and replacement behaviors as saying YES… Why on earth would…
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I Don’t Have Time…
OK, so this is a blog I have been wanting to write for a while now, but I just know that some people will probably not take kindly to it… Some trainers might not even like it and some potential clients might even choose not Read more →
The Value of a Replacement Behavior vs. The Word “NO”
Ok this is going to be one of those strange blogs that hopefully makes you think and realize you just might be going about this whole dog training thing a little wrong… What is our first instinct when our dogs do something wrong? We use Read more →
So What Happens After Socialization?
OK everyone (or at least all my clients know) YOU HAVE TO SOCIALIZE A PUPPY!!! But there is a very significant, important and critical follow up question…. What needs to happen after socialization? Well most agree that the critical social development period for a puppy Read more →
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