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Power in Play!

Power in Play!

There is NOTHING better than play to help you change unwanted behavior and strengthen your relationship with your dog. One of the worst aspects of all these dog parks and the dog daycare’s we have is that it has become a substitute for spending quality time with your dog. The idea that your dog needs […]

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  January 22, 2016   No comments
Why your recall doesn’t always work

Why your recall doesn’t always work

How much do you trust your dog? Can you take your dog off leash and go for a walk? What happens if you dog spots people, other dogs or a SQUIRRRRRRLLL! The main reason your dog won’t come when you call is you have gotten stingy with rewards or have taught him recall means the […]

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  January 9, 2016   No comments
Is the dog park bad for your dog?

Is the dog park bad for your dog?

For years the biggest problem facing dogs was that people were not socializing them enough. Most canine social development happens when they are young and it was previously thought you start training a dog and exposing it to the world at a year old. Under-socialized dogs is a real contributor to how they will behave […]

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  December 17, 2015   No comments
Potty Training RE-do

Potty Training RE-do

Dogs have no idea when they first enter an environment if they are allowed to relieve themselves or not. It is our job as pet parents to manage the environment, the resources and the amount of time between potty breaks successfully to create a consistent routine. The dogs who are most likely to have potty […]

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  September 27, 2015   No comments
What you need to know to fix behavior problems

What you need to know to fix behavior problems

All dogs have behaviors and skills to help them successfully navigate the world. They all learn what tools nature supplied them with to get what they need in life. At Good Dog Training we say, D.D.W.W, Dogs Do What Works, meaning essentially if a behavior has a reinforcing consequence, it will be repeated. Any offered […]

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  November 12, 2014   No comments
What’s wrong with my prong collar?

What’s wrong with my prong collar?

I don’t often endorse one piece of training equipment. If you have ever taken a lesson or class from me I when we discuss training equipment I give the same speech. I tell clients no piece of equipment will train your dog, people train dogs and equipment can be used to help or hinder us […]

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  September 3, 2014   No comments

Interested in Puppy Class in Denver?

Are you interested in training the perfect Puppy? Get off on the right foot or paw with Puppy Manners with Drew Webster. This puppy class is geared toward dogs 10/12 weeks – 5 months of age. This class in on and off leash and focuses on positive socialization with dogs and information and training for […]

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  July 16, 2014   No comments

8 is Great! Can you dedicate 8 minutes to training?

Every client I work admits that is it so hard to find the time to train their dog. The truth is every interaction is a training opportunity and dog’s process information every time we are together. Remember Dogs Do What Works, so anything they find rewarding will be repeated. The task of training your dog should not […]

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  July 9, 2014   No comments