1. establishing communication with your dog

establishing communication with your dog

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Rewarding versus Bribing

One of the most common arguments I hear from people who have heard of “positive” training but clearly have no understanding of it, is a definition that sounds somewhat like…
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My dog knows SIT…..Really?

Recently in an elevator I was sharing the ride with a tall man and his French Bulldog puppy. The puppy was jumping up and excited and the tall man yelled at…
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The problem with the word “positive”

Whatever “well behaved” means to you, your dog will learn which behaviors are acceptable and which are not. After all, as much as we love them, as close as they…
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Summer update

This is “Gus”. He is about 5 months old now and has been living with his family for 7 or 8 weeks. I was told that he got very aroused…

Fixing and correcting are not synonymous

My old violin teacher who wasn’t exactly a positive person had a favorite saying: If you have a bad habit you cannot get rid of it by “doing it less”.…

Highly questionable ethics

Hero FBI dog, killed by upstate N.Y. gunman, to be commemorated at agency headquarters Ape, the 2-year-old Czech German Shepherd, was the first to enter the abandoned bar where madman…

Going with the flow

I am working with a blind rescue pointer named Georgie. Georgie He has been at his new home for about 6 weeks now. He has learned to walk the stairs,…
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