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17
Dec

Why Are Dogs in Latin America Less Aggressive Than Dogs in the United States?

Dog aggression. The majority of my adult life has been spent dealing with aggression towards dogs, kids, and adults. With my team we’ve built a company where we’ve helped thousands of dogs improve or overcome their aggression. At the same time, I’ve traveled extensively and lived in Latin America where I’ve found so much less …

4
Oct

How to Maintain Dog Training- Once Your Dog is ‘Trained’, Now What?

Getting your dog trained isn’t easy. Whether you’re dealing with behavior problems like dog aggression, chewing, destruction, or separation anxiety it can be tough to overcome problems and get a dog trained. But once your dog has been trained, what do you do now? You know you have to maintain the training. But what are …

23
Aug

Dominance in Dogs: It’s Not What You Think

One of the most misused and misunderstood terms in all of dog training is ‘dominance’. People are quick to point to dominance as the reason their dog is stubborn, why they aren’t ‘alpha’, and why their dog misbehaves. But ‘dominance’ as it’s being used is almost never the culprit. I’ll explain more… Dominance connotes strong …

17
Aug

How Much Daily Time Does it Take to Train Your Dog?

Hey dog owner! Everyone wants to know how much time they should dedicate every day to training their dog. I’ve got answers. Watch the video below. Remember These Three Key Dog Training Principles: 1- The Walk You should make it a priority to get your dog a walk every day. The walk isn’t just to …

25
May

Is Using an Electric Collar for Training Your Dog Cruel?

As a Utah dog training company that uses electric dog training collars with many of our clients I’m often asked the question on whether or not they’re cruel or inhumane. It’s a valid question. If you go research ‘electric collars’ or ‘remote collars’ or ‘shock collars’ or ‘e collars’ online it’s likely you’ll find: Pictures …

5
Jul

He Has One Problem

In today’s post, I want to talk about dog problems. It’s rare to just have one. More often than not, you have many problems—but only a few that are bothering you. Owners frequently call us to say: “My dog is amazing, but he has one problem!” That problem might be something comparatively small, or it …

4
Jul

Take A Rest: Understanding Recovery Time

In this post, I’d like to talk about something I call recovery time. It’s a huge concept to understand if you’re dealing with anxiety, aggression, or fear. Let’s dig deep into this. A dog’s nervous system controls its ability to process stress. Fear, anxiety, and aggression all come from a place of stress. Your dog’s …

3
Jul

Fun In The Sun: How To Take Your Dog Off Leash

Summer is on its way, and that means that everyone is going to be at the park with their dog. We’re going to be camping, hiking, and fishing . It’s fun to take our dogs along too! Many people want to take their dogs on these adventures off-leash, and unfortunately most of these people shouldn’t. …

30
Jun

How Should I Interact With Service Dogs?

In most of these blog posts, I give tips and talk about concepts. Today’s post is a little bit different: it’s a public service announcement about service dogs, from someone who frequently takes service dogs into public with clients. The message I want to convey boils down to this: leave dogs alone when you’re in …

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