Proper precautions should always be taken in new untested or untrained situations, such as keeping the dog on a training line and treating the experience as a training session. ......If there needs to be a golden rule in teaching a solid recall it would be to never call the dog over for something he will perceive as undesirable (positive or negative punishment).Continue reading
A huge area of confusion pertaining to service dogs seems to be the various labels being brought forth by businesses, organizations, trainers and other professionals.Continue reading
In this podcast episode she’s giving us some tips on how to work with our dogs to make training as easy as possible.
Dog owners all over the world experiencing what has be coined as "dog reactivity". This term has been used to describe dogs who behave in an extreme, 'abnormal' or inappropriate manner; typically in public places (uncontrolled environments).
To avoid sensitization, owners must practice their observation skills and become aware of lower level 'reactivity'. By responding appropriately to these initial reactions, heightened reactions can be avoided.
Check out Jessica’s interview with Dreaming of Baby If you’re a household with a pet or two and a baby on the way, it’s wise to start preparing your furry friend(s) for the new arrival. Jessica Eden O’Neill, a Canine...Continue reading