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Archives - January 2017

24
Jan

Staying Together: How to Train For the Yard

In today’s post, I want to give you a few tips for keeping your dog close. Many clients find themselves using these methods in the front yard, when they’re gardening, chatting with neighbors, or working on their car. You want to be outside and you want your dog to be with you, but you don’t …

24
Jan

On Edge: Dog Obedience and Children

Today, I thought I’d write a post about a news item that’s been on my mind lately. If you hadn’t heard, it was recently in the news that the Obama family’s dog bit a teenage girl in the face. The story, as I’ve heard it, is that the girl got in the dog’s face and …

23
Jan

The “Pure Positive” Myth: How to Use Correction Properly

This morning, I was out with my dog Chocolate Chip, just running around. It’s a cold winter and she’s in heat, so I’m not letting her run around the house and make a mess. During this time I like to let her have some fun, because otherwise she’ll go nuts. While on our walk, I …

20
Jan

Bonus Round: More About the Collateral Effect

In today’s post, I want to talk about something that I’ve brushed on before and want to explain in more depth. It’s called the “collateral effect.” The “collateral effect” is a term that I use frequently. It simply refers to the common trend that when we satisfy one need in a dog, other behaviors that …

19
Jan

Teeth and (Cock)tails: Choosing Canine Friends

Today, I’m at home doing some work and trying to get up the nerve to take my dog for a walk in the rain. I hope the weather is better where you are! I thought that while I was waiting around inside I would write up a few blog posts. One topic that comes to …

17
Jan

Airport Blues: Leadership In Action

Yesterday I had to go to the airport to pick up a dog, and it reminded me of my last time there. At the Salt Lake city Airport, if you’ll be gone for a few days and need to park, you insert your credit card to open the gate. You go in and park, and …

16
Jan

Knowing Yourself, Growing Yourself: Leadership in Training

In today’s post, I’d like to address the topic of about training as it relates to your dog. My dad is an awesome guy. For my whole life, he’s been in sales: sales training, leadership training, and helping people in his field succeed. Even when I was a kid, I read business magazines and books …

13
Jan

Papillon Training

Overcoming bad behavior can sometimes be emotionally painful, for both dogs and owners. In a certain sense, it has to be. Flushing out old and negative mindsets can’t be done with unicorns and ponies. But when owners have a process to follow that works that emotional pain can be left by the wayside and replaced …

13
Jan

How to Train an Aggressive French Bulldog- Online Video Training

In this Transformations video we take you through the dog training process on how to train an aggressive French Bulldog. Frenchies are great, but like many bull breeds they can be stubborn and can have some aggression issues at times. Many bullies can have dog aggression. In this dog training video we show behind the …

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