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Archives - October 2016

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Oct

It’s All Greek To Me: Why Language Matters

With this post, I want to talk about languages. I speak Spanish very, very well. It’s one of the things I’m most proud of. If I talk to someone on the phone, oftentimes they think that I’m a native speaker. I think that’s a pretty big deal, considering that most people’s second language Am I …

26
Oct

Off the Clock

Home In today’s webisode of Real Dog Trainers of SLC we show a bit of behind the scenes of when we’re off the clock. Even off the clock we like to do some dog training. In this webisode we’re working with Sarah’s Belgian Malinois, Phoenix. We’re teaching her some French Ring skills on how to …

26
Oct

A day in the life of a Salt Lake City dog training comp

Home Here is a day in the life of several dog trainers at a Utah dog training company, Ty The Dog Guy.

26
Oct

Helping A Dog Work Through Aggression Problems

  One truth that we’ve found as Utah dog trainers is that a dog’s mindset follows behavior. We all want our dogs to be calm, happy, relaxed and under control. But many dogs aren’t able to get there because of fear, anxiety, stress, pressure, hyperactivity or other reasons. But if we can create what the …

26
Oct

Belgian Malinois

Using an e-collar (electric collar, shock collar) is part science part art form. When it’s used right it’s a teaching tool that guides the dog, shows the dog what is wanted, and helps give the dog clarity. In this episode of TYD60 Moment Joe teaches this young Belgian Malinois puppy how to understand that the …

25
Oct

One and Only: My Most Useful Principle

Someone asked me an interesting question recently, and I wanted to share it with you. The question was this: “You have over 20 years of experience working with dogs, so you’ve seen a lot of things. Given that, if your experience and knowledge was erased, but if you were able to keep mastery of one …

24
Oct

Dogs Who Serve- Teddy the Sheltie

Service and Therapy Dog Training Teddy is a Sheltie who is one and a half years old. He’s currently training to be an autism service dog; a helper dog who will help a young boy with autism. Teddy was selected for his confidence, drive, intelligence, and intuitiveness. In addition to being trained for public access …

24
Oct

Under Control: Using Checks and Balances

“Checks and balances” is a term that we use frequently in the United States to describe politics. We often use it to describe the three different branches of government: legislative, judicial, and executive. (I can’t believe I remembered those!) Ideally, the legislative checks the executive branch, the executive checks the judicial branch, and so on. …

21
Oct

Drawing the Line: How to Balance Training and Life

In this post, I’d like to speak to you about how to create a healthy relationship between training time and “real life.” I find myself talking about this a lot because many of our clients struggle to find that balance. They tell me: “When I go outside to a field or park to practice this, …

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