On our training registration forms for class or private sessions, the last question is “What are Your Goals for Training?” Some people have very specific
Play is actually a very necessary part of training. Humans that play with their dogs have an easier time at training usually because the dog is used to following cues and body language.
There’s a common practice in dog training called NILIF (Nothing in Life is Free). To some extent these techniques work well for force-free training, but it is important to practice deprivation correctly, humanely, and always support it with positive reinforcement.
My dog is hoarding our shoes and destroying them- what can we do to stop her? Teaching a dog what she can enjoy (fuzzy chew
I shared my workspace this week with a tiny dog—the kind of scruffy, cuddly-looking pup that makes you want to pick him up and carry
Is “No” a command your dog understands? What about “Stop that”, “shhh” or making some irritating buzzer noise?These sounds we use to express our displeasure