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Dog Training and Related News

NYC Dog Trainer Services & Dog Wellness | Dog Training at our studio

Dog Relations New York Training Studio

We now have a studio! The home-like atmosphere of the studio allows us to teach dogs and puppies manners that will transfer easily when they are back home. Sessions at…
NYC Dog Trainer Services & Dog Wellness | understanding reinforcement

Dog Training: Understanding Reinforcement

My dog is stubborn! He doesn’t listen! Wait….really? Maybe the “stubborn” behavior is the result of your own behavior. Maybe you have inadvertently sent out messages that reinforce the dog…
NYC Dog Trainer Services & Dog Wellness | Forced socialization and bite inhibition

Forced Socialization and Bite Inhibition

I frankly was not aware of Ian Dunbar’s theory that the playtime before puppy class where the pups are allowed to run free was to teach them bite inhibition. I…
NYC Dog Trainer Services & Dog Wellness | training your dog with positive reinforcement

Training your dog with positive reinforcement

Just because you say it, doesn’t mean it’s going to happen I think one of the biggest misconceptions people have about a dog’s learning process is that they think the…
Wolfhound Hug | NYC Dog Trainer Services & Dog Wellness | Dog Training in Manhattan

A different kind of sensibility

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…
Zeldi Outside Photo | NYC Dog Trainer Services & Dog Wellness | Dog Training in Manhattan

Using your leash as a learning tool

Let’s be practical here. As much as you would like to shape behaviors but not force the dog by molding or yanking (an example for molding would be: putting the dog…

Impulse control game: waiting pays off !

Most of us have heard of the behavior exercise : Leave it! When the skill is learned the dog will turn away from an object he desires voluntarily because this…
Pavlov Cartoon | NYC Dog Trainer Services & Dog Wellness | Dog Training in Manhattan

Dilemma?

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…
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