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I’m getting a Malinois puppy soon, what do you recommend for socialization with other dogs?
My 10 month old dog won’t bring the tug back when we play, he flops down and holds it between his paws. Do you have any advice?
Does the Basic Obedience Course go into how to practice the skills being taught -- when, how much, how long, etc.?
How do you keep the rubber tubs/touch pads from collapsing under the weight of the dog while you are using it for training?
I watched a video of your puppy getting his nails done, my puppy won’t sit still. How do I start?
My dog will play tug with me and bring the tug back but when I go to grab it to reengage he drops it. How would I go about countering this tendency?
My dog has low food drive, a sensitive stomach and zero toy drive. I need to build engagement and I’m hoping one of your videos will help.
At what age do you start introducing leash pressure to a puppy? And what equipment do you use?
My dog is excited and reactive to most dogs when she’s on lead, she wants to say “hi”. No one has been able to help me eliminate this behavior completely, do you have any advice?
Our GSD has always barked when he hears noises outside but now when he hears something he quickly goes after our other dog as if she were the threat. How can I get him to stop associating our other dog with noises he hears outside?
I have a question about using the collar for the recall, specifically after watching Training the Recall with Michael Ellis.
If I do protection sports (Schutzhund/IGP) with my German Shepherd is it going to make him aggressive to strangers? He’s currently a very friendly dog and I don’t want to ruin that.
I purchased a 2 year old dog that is already trained & has a BH in IPO but I am new to the sport. One of my club members suggested I go back to basics and start with food training even though the dog is more advanced. Do you have any advice?
I read your article about dog parks and completely agree, do you have the same feeling about doggy daycare
I'm having a hard time switching from food to toy rewards, do you have any suggestions?
How should I react to my 5 month old puppy who bites and growls at me when I correct him with a verbal "nope"?
Any suggestions for a 1 year old lab that engages well, takes the tug on command, and enthusiastically plays and outs well but will not bring the tug back to me?
I read an article that says using a 'no reward marker' is aversive to dogs and doesn't help tell the dog that they did not succeed or did something wrong. What are your thoughts on the matter?
My puppy has began resource guarding. How do I stop this?
How do I teach the stay command to my dog?


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