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How to Inadvertently Teach Your Dog to Be Dog Aggressive and Reactive

How to Inadvertently Teach Your Dog to Be Dog Aggressive and Reactive

20 years ago, dogs that were “leash reactive” or looked “dog aggressive” were few and far between. But, nowadays, so many dogs and their owners suffer from this horrifying behavior, it is more common than not. What is “Leash Reactivity”?...

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Why Coddling Your Dog is Stressing Him Out

Why Coddling Your Dog is Stressing Him Out

My dogs are spoiled! I will admit it and I am not ashamed of it. My dogs have dozens upon dozens of toys in their toy box. I have numerous crates throughout my house because they like sleeping in crates....

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Proof That Your Dog’s Fear Can Be Fixable: From Fearful to Playful in Less than 5 Minutes

Proof That Your Dog’s Fear Can Be Fixable: From Fearful to Playful in Less than 5 Minutes

I wrote an article not too long ago about dog fears and all the ways we as humans can make our dogs’ fears worse, without meaning to! I think, as humans, we see fears in animals and it almost cripples...

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How to Tackle Your Dog’s Fears Head On

How to Tackle Your Dog’s Fears Head On

A fearful dog is probably the most frightening and intimidating dog that you can deal with, either as an owner or just in general. Fearful dogs are hard to read, and going from fear to aggression can be fast and...

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That Service Dog Under the Table Next to You Was on Death Row

That Service Dog Under the Table Next to You Was on Death Row

I know you don’t believe it! I mean come on, who would throw away one of those perfectly behaved dogs that you see in public as Service Dogs? It is just a ploy to get you to believe in some...

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The Number One Reason Your Dog Is a Monster

The Number One Reason Your Dog Is a Monster

The first time I saw this video, I thought it was a set up. Then I realized that it wasn’t, and I think I was even more horrified. I mean we have all seen dogs steal food, or get in...

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If You Only Teach Your Dog ONE Command, This Should Be It

If You Only Teach Your Dog ONE Command, This Should Be It

It was a beautiful sunny day… I was out training with a client and her dog the other day, when it happened… Something that can never be undone. Something that will affect each of us that were there that day....

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Top 5 Sneaky Tricks All Dog Trainers Know About Puppy Training but Never Share

Top 5 Sneaky Tricks All Dog Trainers Know About Puppy Training but Never Share

You won’t get this information anywhere else. That’s right, we dog trainers are an interesting group. And, I have learned that most dog trainers won’t share their dog training secrets. But they certainly don’t want to share their puppy training...

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7 Dog Training “Brain Games” Calming Down OVER-Excited Dogs

7 Dog Training “Brain Games” Calming Down OVER-Excited Dogs

Do you have a dog who goes BALLISTIC when he sees certain things in his life? Does he get WAAAAY too excited around other dogs, animals or new people who come over? If so then you’ll be happy to know...

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3 Steps to Potty Training Your Dog in 5 Days

3 Steps to Potty Training Your Dog in 5 Days

Not everyone who wants a new furry friend has any desire to get a puppy! Puppies can be trouble! And, many of us just don’t have the time to dedicate to a tiny furry baby. Plus, it is nice to...

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