dog training

Dog training is considered the training of a dog – but is it? How much are we working on them, and how much are we working on ourselves?

As beginners, we put a large part of the responsibility on the four...

An Alpha Roll is putting your dog down onto the ground as punishment for a misdeed. If your dog does something terrible, and you take him to the ground and hold him there, regardless of what name you want to call it – you are doing an Alpha Roll...

Buddhist Scriptures (Amyuktagama Sutra, volume 33) help us understand about mindset: “It is said that there are four types of horses; Excellent ones, good ones, poor ones, and bad ones. The best horse will run slow and fast, right and left, at...

I am proud to say that I upheld my New Years Resolution for my dogs for 2012.  I vowed to walk my dogs for an additional hour every day, and found that time by waking up an hour earlier.  I am still doing that, and have...

SHOP WISELY – DON”T SEEK LEGAL ADVISE FROM THE MILKMAN

In my profession there is no respected certification process currently in place. Anyone can hang up their shingle and claim to be a master in teaching a...

I am the local go-to person for the complicated or problematic dogs.  This is my niche,and has allowed me to spot some handling errors that all with problematic dogs make. While none of my owner’s created their complicated canines, they are...

Most dog aggressive dogs have fear-based aggression. Please pay attention to the word ‘most’; not all dogs are fear aggressive. But for those dogs, the question is how did they become fearful? It becomes the chicken and egg riddle. Were they...

“What we think and feel, our body does”.  Diane Ackerman

Reggie is taking me on great adventures. He is the most amazing dog I have ever met but amazing does not equate to...

My friend’s son struggled with reading, despite her fabulous parenting.  Reading was difficult for him, which removed all of his motivation.  Picking up a book made him anxious, not happy.

We cleverly put him...

THE MIDDLE MAN – Making Yourself Relevant to Your Dog

 

The Scientific Community created behaviour modification for us which includes positive reinforcement.  For any experiment this...

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