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At DogRelations in New York City, we focus on training polite manners within a practical context. This enables clients to elicit “good behavior” from their dogs instead of correcting them verbally. We show your puppy how to “settle, sit and wait” automatically making the specific circumstance the cue. It will focus the dog on your […]

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When it comes to rewarding your dog, considering the salience of the value is as important as the nutritional quality or what you are offering. Many pre-packaged dog food treats are full of unhealthy fillers and unnecessary colors, artificial flavors, preservatives and excessive sodium that can harm your dog’s physical and mental health. At DogRelations NYC we […]

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Patience, kindness and persistence go a long way when teaching any new skill in life. This is of course also true when it comes to introducing a crate to your favourite four-legged friend. When done correctly, this experience is rewarding and positive for you and your dog. Simply throwing a treat into the “cage” and locking the […]

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  The way dogs learn to understand our verbal utterances is by associating a physical behavior with a specific sound combination the human emits. For example dogs can learn quickly that when their butt hits the floor and they hear the human utterance “SIT”, that “SIT” logically must mean “this position where my butt hits the floor and I look up […]

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Have you ever wondered as to the usefulness of  teaching your dog down/stay or quietly lying on his side? Well: Today my dog Petzi needed to get some x-rays. Thanks to Petzi’s skills and the kind techs at  All Caring Animal Hospital in Great Barrington http://www.vcahospitals.com/all-caring/our-team/veterinarians this was accomplished without sedation! What a gift!  

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A friend of mine who breeds Briards and is extremely knowledgeable about genetics and breeding invited me to be part of a breeder/genetics discussion list. It has been quite a fascinating experience for me because breeders are preoccupied with different things than for instance me, who deals with behavior issues that might be either genetically […]

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