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The best source for dog training news, tricks and treats, right from world class leaders in dog training.

The best source for dog training news, tricks and treats, right from world class leaders in dog training.

All right, Instrumental Learning or O.C, get it? or not?

Tired of hearing about OC and people who believe OC means clicker training??? Yes clicker training can be defined by OC or by another name Instrumental Learning as well as by Pavlovian Conditioning. But damned these things tend to come with some politically charged opinions among the uneducated!! So, let’s look at learning as it […]

Training the working dog, training the working dog handler, being a K-9 handler

Well, yesterday I finished teaching my 56th (I think) Basic K-9 Handler Course to a group of 11 law enforcement and military handlers. It gives me a great sense of worth to be able to provide this service. I know that I and my other instructors take a lot of pride in the outcome of […]

FRAUD!FRAUD!FRAUD!

This is about the fraudulent representation of K-9 instructors which has reached epidemic proportions within the K-9 industry! So, everyone knows that the governments have $$$. Simple, sell to the government and you charge more, make , more and further your business. But, in the police canine training business, which is totally unregulated, and completely […]

Terminology Used in Basic Dog Obedience

Terminology It is important that new trainers have a working knowledge of the terms we use in dog training. That’s what this section covers. These are not all of the terms but they are the most important. 1 min 27 sec Management 3 min 32 sec How we live with our dog is what we refer […]

New online course: Intermediate Dog Obedience with Ed Frawley