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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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Focus can teach relaxation

  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…
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Don’t give up right away

Sometimes it is touching to hear how much people go way out of their way to accommodate the likes and dislikes of their dogs. From building tents so they can…
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More silly tricks

“Wag your tail” on cue! “Twirl” the pedal of a bicycle…just because and why not?
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