February, 2012

The importance of play.

Playing with your dog is the best way to train them. Every single time we interact with our dogs we are training them because Dogs Do What Works. If a behavior is rewarding to the dog, it will be repeated. Play builds excited energy and we can put structure to games to use them to […]

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  February 16, 2012   No comments

Make that crate, great!

A lot of trainers ask owners to consider “crate training”. People for a long time have felt very conflicted about crates as we often associate them with small prisons for dogs. Ideally, dogs will grow to learn the limitations and acceptable rules of our homes but when they are new to us (adults or puppies) […]

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  February 1, 2012   No comments