Teaching a Fearful Dog Trust and Skills – In That Order
Maizey had a history of overexcitement with squirrels and had fearful-reactive responses to other dogs and trucks passing by, and she pulled on the leash, zigzagging back and forth. This made it stressful for her family to walk in their neighborhood.
How Many Dogs Should I Adopt at the Same Time?
Keep in mind, bonded pairs do need some behavioral work, helping them learn to be able to cope without one another in cases such as vet stays...
The Station Cue: Its Many Uses for Equids and How to Train It
Stationing is where you teach your horse, pony, donkey or mule to stay in a specific place. You teach stationing using rewards, and you gradually increase the time your equid friend stays after getting the cue.
Cat Introductions – One Step at a Time
Cats know each other best by scent, and so the second introduction step is a scent exchange, which will allow your cats to become comfortable with the smell of each other before they meet.
Why Does My Pet Do That?
...if you’re wondering, ‘Why does my pet do that?’ perhaps instead ask the question, ‘What is my pet feeling?’ it often tells us a lot more.
Ask a Trainer: How Can I Help My Reactive Rescue Dog?
We want him to think that good things happen when he sees another dog; this will greatly decrease his frustration when on leash and behind the window.
The ‘Touch’ Cue: Its Many Uses and How to Train It
We'll explain why nose targeting is so useful as a foundation for targeting behavior, and we’ll walk you through how to teach your dog to nose target.
I Saved a Dog’s Life Today!
If you have a sudden change in behavior from your dog, please call the vet immediately for a thorough checkup.
Enjoy Loose Leash Walking Your Dog – Part 3: Training Game Resources
We love training games! These will not only improve your dog's leash walking skills, leading to a dog that is a pleasure to take out, they will improve your skills too.
Enjoy Loose Leash Walking Your Dog – Part 2: Your Leash Walking Tools for Success
Treat bags with an adjustable waist belt will mean that your treats are easily accessible and that you do not need to hold the bag.