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The B.S. Of “Balanced” Dog Training

The B.S. Of “Balanced” Dog Training

First of all, I am going to admit that before I saw a few recent videos, I didn’t know that a new technique that some people are calling “balanced” training existed. After all, I believe in the core concepts of...

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The Top 6 Dog Training Quotes of Dr. Ian Dunbar

The Top 6 Dog Training Quotes of Dr. Ian Dunbar

If you asked me to pick my favorite all time dog trainer, I would bend the rules a bit and pick Ian Dunbar. You see he is a boarded veterinary behaviorist, so to call him a “dog trainer” is probably...

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Get Your Dog Dock Diving in 8 Easy Steps

Get Your Dog Dock Diving in 8 Easy Steps

I am a doggy dock diving addict. I have spent years following Ultimate Air Dogs around the country helping to put on shows. And, it just so happens that I am now a UAD judge for our local club. It...

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Best Dog Training Tip Everyone Ignores

Best Dog Training Tip Everyone Ignores

It is interesting, but I suppose it is human nature to ignore certain things. I find that people often ignore things that they think will add more difficulty to their lives. But, the truth is there is this ONE SIMPLE...

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Training Two Rival Dogs at One Time

Training Two Rival Dogs at One Time

People frequently think that having more than one dog is beneficial. They get multiple dogs for different reasons; some people just like having more than one dog, and others actually assume that all dogs like the company of another canine....

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[Step 1] How to Stop Dogs from Barking at the Door

[Step 1] How to Stop Dogs from Barking at the Door

If you’ve got a dog who you’d like to be calm enough so that you can start to actually get through to him and have him listening and obeying you when guests come over, I’ve put a great video at the...

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The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates

The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates

I have been a professional dog trainer for over 20 years and there are a few things that I unequivocally do not recommend. One is getting a puppy when you are pregnant.  At some point I would like to do...

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The 6 Reasons Correcting Your Dog For Barking Isn’t Working

The 6 Reasons Correcting Your Dog For Barking Isn’t Working

Have you ever noticed that correcting, chastising, even physically punishing your dog for barking isn’t working? Ever wondered why that is? Here is a list to help you understand from your dog’s point of view. It is his instinct Barking...

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#1 Way to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up on People

#1 Way to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up on People

This is the #1 way to keep your dog from jumping on people and it is pretty easy if you think about it. Yet it requires some work and some follow through.  If all it took was 2 minutes of...

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Coming When Called the Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered

Coming When Called the Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered

One of the main concerns I hear from owners is having a dog that won’t come when called. And, I think we can all admit that this could be a very deadly habit, if we aren’t careful. Sure, it is...

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