Category: Training Tips
Posts that include various training tips and instructions
What is Fear Based Dog Reactivity/Aggression?
In dog training fear based dog reactivity is usually defined as “a feeling of apprehension associated with the presence or proximity of a person, dog/animal, or situation (either social or environmental)
What Causes Fear Reactivity/Aggression?
The #1 reason is generally lack of quality and positive socialization. Dogs who are …
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This is one of my favorite articles that I had to share with all of you!
By Karla Gardner Hamlin, B.S. RVT. Published in Off Leash, March/April 2003
The literature is full of it. The breed books warn against it. Spoiling a dog is cautioned against as it is said to cause behavior problems in …
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One of the most common complaints I get from dog owners is that they think their dog is “aggressive” on leash towards other dogs. Usually this this is due to the fact that the owners have unknowingly put their dogs in situation after situation, where their dog or the other dog is either too excited …
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When training your dog, it is most important to understand the difference between Markers, Cues, and release words. As you dog’s leader and trainer, you must also use each of these correctly and consistently.
Most people refer to cues as commands. Example of cues are words that indicate that your dog should take action, …
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The weather is finally getting warmer! You and Fido have serious cabin fever and you are ready to get out side and start walking in the fresh air and soak in the sun! The problem is everyone has the same idea! So as you and Fido are getting out there for the first time since …
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