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Train em, Don’t restrain em

By |2012-10-10T09:11:11-04:00October 10th, 2012|Categories: Dog training, Helping fearful dogs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Last night when I should have been doing other things or at least heading off to bed I was looking at Facebook. A friend had posted a plea for information about how to get ointment into the eye of her resistant little dog. Almost all of the suggestions included using some form of restraint, including wrapping him in a towel, which would create the level ...

Words that make me go hmmmmm….

By |2012-04-19T14:03:42-04:00April 19th, 2012|Categories: Dog training, Helping fearful dogs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Dogs trainers are veterans when it comes to hearing- "I tried that, it didn't work." This is often spoken by a client or potential client who after finally contacting a rewards based trainer explains why they don't use food rewards. Their immediate assumption is that because they handed a few treats to their dog, and didn't see an immediate change in the dog's behavior, using ...