1. puppy manners

puppy manners

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Teaching Duration Skills for Dogs

  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…
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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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Relaxation protocols

As I am gaining more experience teaching dogs to be comfortable in the overly stimulating urban environment I am finding that rewarding settling on a blanket or bed of their…
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Canine manners

I would like to convince people that saying “no” or making other weird sounds that are supposedly serving as general inhibitors is futile. I don’t want Fifi to bark and jump…

overheard

So, I am in the elevator of my building and a woman who has recently adopted a dog enters with that pup along with a few other people. “SIT” she…

Puppy Training

I was going to write something about housetraining but I changed my mind. I think it is much more important to write something about another aspect of raising a puppy.…

Isis has a new brother

Bear is just learning his basic skills, Isis of course knows many tricks. She is very happy when she can take part in Bear’s lesson. Look at that smile! Bear…

Don’t just say “NO”

Dogs, when left to their own devices, tend to invent activities for themselves that are surprisingly creative but at the same time, surprisingly or perhaps not so surprisingly, not exactly…
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