We are really unfair to our dogs in many ways. We often don’t respect them or treat them fairly. We don’t teach them well enough to understand a command but expect them to master it regardless. We even get mad at them when they don’t get it. How is that fair?
In this podcast we discuss our way of dog training by creating engagement and marker training and review dog training approaches in general, offer part two of our nutritional info segment and share some fun breed facts on German Shepherds.more
Apparently there is no limit to the number of different training methods trainers advocate. Common names are clicker training, treat-based training, positive-only training, rewards training, force training, etc. What should a dog owner choose? What is the right way? It can be confusing. Unfortunately, many dog trainers and dog trainer schools contribute to this confusion,,,more
For help finding a skilled dog professional, consider asking friends and neighbors for referrals or call a reputable pet sitting service. Better, yet, contact a local veterinarian. The staff can be a great resource for finding a good behaviorist or trainer.
In the Professional Services section located at the back...more
Enjoying Good Manners: Dog ownership is a wonderful responsibility, but having a well-behaved dog doesn't just happen by accident; it requires training—ours and theirs.
Avoiding Behavioral Problems: Dogs aren't furry people. Dogs are animals. That doesn't make them any less than a person, but it makes...more