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When I am out walking my dogs I try very hard to act like a “normal” dog owner and not a trainer. But tonight I experienced something that was deeply disturbing to me. I was walking Zeldi and we ran into a sweet young Labradoodle. They clearly were interested in one another but the Labradoodle seemed subdued […]

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A couple of days ago a client mentioned that her brand new puppy yaps and whines when in the play pen and that she was ignoring the yapping and yelping and she expects that the behavior will stop if she ignores it. Hmmmm…yes. But I am thinking: what is the fallout here? Will puppy actually […]

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As I am gaining more experience teaching dogs to be comfortable in the overly stimulating urban environment I am finding that rewarding settling on a blanket or bed of their own is perhaps the most useful all around skill a dog should learn. No matter what the problem might be, this very easy to teach behavior […]

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http://www.clickertraining.com/what-to-expect-introducing-a-puppy-to-your-adult-dogs What to Expect:  Sibling rivalry Getting a new puppy is exciting—at least for the humans in the family. Sometimes the dog of the house doesn’t think the pup is a welcome addition, however. Many people believe that adding a puppy to the family will be harmonious, and that their current dog will be a […]

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  One of my more successful discoveries, right when I started to teach dogs new behaviors was that dogs who were distracted, constantly scanning the environment or to use a more common label ” crazy”  were able to concentrate and focus successfully when given the opportunity to gaze at something.   In practical terms: that […]

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