August, 2016

“I Want You… To Want Me”

“I Want You… To Want Me”

By Eric Gillaspy CPDT-KA Dogs need to interact with us in order to have an enriched and healthy life. They really only repeat behaviors that work out for them or in other words that are reinforcing. Remember what we say, “dogs do what works” (D.D.W.W.).  If we want them to be well-behaved dogs, we have […]

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  August 25, 2016   No comments
The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye

By: Drew Webster, CPDT-KA A lot can happen in 15 years. One thing is for sure, I am not the man I used to be. 15 years ago my heart was stolen by a fluffy black and white puppy in a pet store located in the shopping mall in Greeley, Colorado. I know, a pet […]

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  August 19, 2016   No comments
Personality Problems

Personality Problems

By: Drew Webster, CPDT-KA The assumption that your dog’s “personality” is stable and consistent and determines many of the reactions and behaviors that he will have throughout his life may be the problem keeping you from achieving your training goals. Most of the labels are assigned to dogs are just social constructs used to explain […]

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  August 12, 2016   No comments