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Posts in Obedience Training

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 […]

Teaching Safe Play

Having a dog in your home with your children is incredibly beneficial. Your child can learn so many life lessons from growing up with a dog. Responsibility, empathy, and entertainment are just a few of the many things a dog can give your family. However, there are some worries and fears that come along with […]

Favorite Dog Books

If you’ve ever checked out the ‘Dog’ section at your local library, you’ve probably got lost in a sea of titles from Cesar Millan’s to Bill Koehler’s. There are breed specific books, books for training specific disciplines and novels about that special dog. While books certainly have taken a back seat to the internet in […]

Learned Helplessness Vs All-Positive Training – Opposite Ends of the Training Spectrum

When you are around dog training long enough, like I have been,  you are going to be exposed to a number of different training systems or methods. In my opinion Learned Helplessness and All-Positive dog training are at opposite ends of the training spectrum and both are equally bad dog training. The all-positive dog trainers […]

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