Archive for the 'Dog Training ' Category

Dog Who's Afraid of Everything?

Karen Pryor recently wrote a blog post which I’ve linked to below where she talks about how to deal with your dog and examine yourself if your dog is afraid of everything.  She’s had many dogs in her life but...

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The Debate! Confrontational Dog Training Methods

There is so much confusing and contradictory information out there these days on training animals.  Some well known dog trainers would have you believe that you need to dominate a dog to get any lasting results.  They suggest you really...

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How To Clicker Train Your Dog TO Stay In The Yard

Would you like it if your dog would stay in your yard without having to build a fence or install an invisible fence?  Most people probably are not willing to take the time and make the effort required to achieve...

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Dog Plays Fetch By Himself

Does your dog ever wear you out playing fetch.  Seems like he’ll never get tired of chasing a ball?  Check out this gadget that someone in that very situation came up with.  This would also be a great way to...

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Whistle Training For Dogs

Ryan O’Meara from DogMagazine.com talks about his experience with a whistle and how he used it when training his labrador puppy.  He gives several examples of why whistle training is so important and how anyone can do it. Check out...

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Loose Leash Training

Loose Leash Training

This is a great video of Aidan Bindoff from PositivePetzine.com teaching Tess a 13mo old GSD how to walk on a loose leash.  Through much positive reinforcement Aidan is able to show Tess that pulling and tugging on the leash...

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The Mind of Squirrel Dog

Why does a dog seem to have a natural instinct to chase a squirrel?  Here it’s explained in depth why your dog may react to a stimulus such as a squirrel or something similar.  Using some solid puppy training techniques...

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Dr. Ian Dunbar on the meaning of Dog Friendly Training

Here Dr. Ian Dunbar explains what the term dog friendly training means. Using a little humor he is able to really convey what a dog is probably thinking. Dr. Dunbar has greatly advanced positive reinforcement through his 30 years of...

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Dog Not Training Very Easily?

If your dog training is not going well, he’s not obeying and doesn’t seem to be listenting I wanted to share with you the answer to a  recent comment about the blog post I published a while back about the number one...

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Keeping Your Dog OFF Your Counter Tops

Keeping Your Dog OFF Your Counter Tops

*** Question From A Reader *** Good Morning [Chet], Your information has been so helpful.  I have a six month old, 50+ pound female German Shepherd and she has recently started a really bad habit.  In the morning before I...

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