Norwegian soccer players create electric shock soccer (video) | Off the Bench
OK you know I don’t like shock collars. You know I love to use humor in my training, and you know it drives me nuts when folks say shock collars don’t hurt. So you know I was in Heaven when I found a video that…
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
Podcast #9 – Special Needs Dogs
Emery Kittle and Mike Deathe talk about the challenges and the rewards of bringing a special needs dog into your home 😉 READ MORE
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…
Why is it so damn hard to get my dog to “Lay Down”
OK, this one is a pretty common question from my students/clients, but it really seems to confuse folks. When you really get down to it, this makes total sense. Ask yourself the question “What is the most submissive position a dog can give”? Is it…
Now I would watch this Olympics!
Hey, guys check out this article it is about the idea of having canines and humans competing in Olympic Contests. Pretty Funny but interesting as well! Keep it Simple Stupid (KISS Dog Training) Click here to See the article!
What do you do with your dog?
People ask me all the time what can I do with my dog to give back? Many times the only type of therapy work people think of is nursing home visits, and don’t get me wrong there are many wonderful things you and your dog…
Dog Bites and Training…
I totally understand the helplessness one feels when their dog bites (whether it be another dog or, even worse, a person). I understand that you feel confused, angry, frustrated, and might not even know what to do, but there is one thing I have a…
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