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Choice + Control for Our Dogs

How do you feel when you are either ignored or told what to do? When you do not have control? Speaking for myself: I don’t like it at all. Realizing…

The Joys of ‘Fun’ Teaching

You know how you feel when you are under pressure and kind of feel tested? Trying to learn from teaching when on the spot isn’t easy. Most of the time…
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Elisabeth Weiss – A wikiHow Expert

We use the internet every day to find much-needed answers to questions about our pets happiness, health and training. WikiHow is a huge resource for addressing these and many other…
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At Home Dog Grooming is Possible!

Grooming your dog at home doesn’t need to be difficult In this unfortunate time of a pandemic when many grooming salons are closed, you might want to do some basic…
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The Benefits of Positive Reinforcement

Imagine how you would feel if all you were told was: “This is wrong! Try again!” If you do not give any additional information what are the chances of the…
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consequences for nuisance behaviors

One of the first things I taught my puppy Zeldi is to settle on the floor during food preparations, human and canine. She knows that very well. as soon as…
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Thinking from the dog’s point of view

The general advice for extinguishing unwanted behaviors is to “ignore” those behaviors. I think that simply saying “ignore the behavior” is not exactly the right way to put it. If…

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…
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Puppies: Behavior vs “Obedience”

So, here you are and you have a growing, teething puppy and you are confronted with a mountain of natural but undesirable behaviors. From jumping up and nipping and shredding…
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