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Don’t Walk Your Dog! Ever!

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?
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Understanding Dog Training

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,,,
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How to hire a Dog Trainer

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...
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6 Top Reasons Why Our Dogs Need Training

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...
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