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The B.S. Of “Balanced” Dog Training

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...

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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

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...

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Training Two Rival Dogs at One Time

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...

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The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates

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. ...

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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

#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...

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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

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...

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#1 Trick to Protect Your Aggressive Dog

#1 Trick to Protect Your Aggressive Dog

As a dog obedience trainer, I work with a lot of mundane problems like house training and pulling on leash and other problems that are seemingly easy to fix with a little extra work and effort. Apart from that, I...

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5 Reasons I Hate Potty Pads, But if You Have to Teach Your Dog to go Indoors, Here’s How

5 Reasons I Hate Potty Pads, But if You Have to Teach Your Dog to go Indoors, Here’s How

5 Reasons I Hate Potty Pads, But if You Have to Teach Your Dog To Go Indoors, Here’s How It’s true, I’ve said it, I’ve written about it, and I HATE potty pads! Here’s Why: 1) You Give Up Most...

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Barrier Frustration and Why it Matters to You and Your Dog

Barrier Frustration and Why it Matters to You and Your Dog

I have a dog with a problem. Actually, both of my dogs have this problem to a degree. As I have mentioned in the past, I have very high drive herding dogs that have been bred to be police/protection dogs....

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