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23
Jun

Dog Obedience Myths: “Selective Listening

This post might be out to burst your bubble, because in it I want to talk about selective hearing. Here’s why what I’m about to say might disappoint you: dogs don’t have selective hearing in quite the way you think they do. Selective hearing is what most people blame when they say things like: “Sometimes …

21
Jun

Survival of the Fittest, Weakness and Leadership

In today’s post, I want to address the topic of weakness. Now, we like to believe that we’ve evolved to a level where we don’t pick on the weak, at least as adults. As an adult, I know that . As a kid, I definitely picked on those who were weaker at times and got …

22
May

Dog Chewing and the Collateral Effect

Today, I’d like to talk about an experience I had with a client from six or seven years ago. This incident was brought to my memory today because it displays a very important concept. This client was a husband a wife with no kids, and their dog was a big-time chewer. And he chewed expensive …

21
Apr

Good Dog: How To Set Specific Expectations

In today’s post, I’d like to talk about our expectations for our dogs. We train a lot of service dogs, but this advice applies to any dog. Many people say that they want their dog to watch over them or their kids. When I ask them what this specifically means, they say that they want …

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