Those of you who have been to the Michael Ellis' School for dog trainers already know how easily Michael can get on a tangent when it comes to dog training topics or conversation. In this episode of in the classroom with Michael Ellis, a question is brought up regarding a dog who was not exposed to proper play techniques and drive development as a young puppy. Before getting into specific details, Michael takes an opportunity to explain why we play with our dogs.
For more information on how to develop proper play techniques with your dog, check out the series of DVDs Leerburg has produced with Michael Ellis.
Also available for those looking to immerse themselves in dog training and learn the methodology from one of the best trainers in the world, check out The Principles of Dog Training with Michael Ellis. This comprehensive online course mirrors his obedience foundations class at the MES school in Northern California.