Recovery and Deloading in Dog Training

When training any animal dog, cat, horse, child… athlete, it’s easy to focus on progress for days, weeks, months and years. We often forget that as we progress with particular behaviors the training doesn’t get any easier for the learner. Quite the opposite, criteria become more complex even though the foundation of the behavior is Read more about Recovery and Deloading in Dog Training[…]

Trainer Transparency: Training a Fearful Dog

Trainer Transparency: As a dog trainer myself, I think it’s really important to be transparent in how you train. There are a lot of labels for dog trainers out there: balanced, traditional, positive reinforcement, purely positive, force free, etc. I don’t like to identify with any of them, mostly because I don’t want to box Read more about Trainer Transparency: Training a Fearful Dog[…]

6 Steps to Solving Behavioral Problems In Dogs Without Losing Your Mind.

    As a member of several online forums there are often questions asked about solving behavioral problems. The questions about solving behavioral problems are usually phrased like this, “How to I get my dog to stop [insert problem behavior here]?” This is a very normal way for humans to see problems. However, when you’re Read more about 6 Steps to Solving Behavioral Problems In Dogs Without Losing Your Mind.[…]