Top 5 Stress Busters for Pet Parents
It’s so easy in everything we do and care about to overthink and fixate when something goes wrong or isn’t going as we hoped. Look at the bigger picture and turn your attention to what’s going well with your pet.
Animal Training Foundations for Future Success
We call these ‘clicker savvy’ horses. They know the training game so well that they can easily figure out what the “hot” behavior is and will repeat it with confidence, allowing you to build upon that foundation and get your goal behavior within a very short amount of time.
Teaching Puppies and Dogs to Love Their Harnesses
Turn putting the harness on and taking it off into a pleasant experience by doing mini sessions with lots of yummy treats...
Enjoy Your Time Loose Leash Walking Your Dog – Part 1
Our goal when teaching a dog to walk nicely on leash is NOT that your dog walks in an obedience style heel-position; rather that your dog is able to walk with you, and that both you and your dog work towards the maintenance of a loose leash.
Why We Should Think Twice About How We Are Training Our (Service) Dogs
We should all take a hard look at the way we train dogs, especially service dogs, because they have jobs for most of their lives and have to perform certain duties daily.
Help Prevent Separation Anxiety Related Problems with The Flitting Game
The idea is that your dog learns that it’s his choice not to follow and that sometimes, that choice is highly reinforcing. He is free to check up if he’s worried. There’s no force or pressure at all.
Determining If Your Dog Understands SIT
Below you will find one method you can use to assess how well your dog understands a simple behavior like sit.
Jumpy Dogs – Key Strategies That Might Surprise You
Dogs that have their emotional and social needs met are likely to jump less and less as you are meeting their needs.
Teach Your Cat to Like the Carrier – You Got This!
Take a deep breath! There is a way to teach your cat to like the carrier.
Looking at Dog Training with Fresh Eyes
While we might not think we’re actively training, our dogs are always learning. Here are our top tips for real-life, day-to-day training to help you encourage good behavior and manners from your dog at all times, not just when you’re wearing a treat pouch.
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