Tag: canine behavior
Why I train and teach dogs the way I do
Recently, there has been much debate on social media on different methods of dog training and behavior modification. There have been several trainers and behavior consultants going back and forth with each other on the best tools, techniques, and methods to train dogs. Also being debated is the impacts of those things on the dogs. …
Do you have agency in your dog behavior modification plan?
I recently conducted a survey asking guardians about their experience with their reactive dogs. I asked things like where they were now vs. where they wanted to be, what their goals were, and how their dogs’ behavior impacted their lives. Many of the answers were common things I hear from guardians of reactive dogs. However,…
Onions, haunted houses, and behavior
Focusing on your dog’s behavior allows you to respond more effectively because you understand their perspective.
Does your dog have bad habits?
My dogs (Tres and Rosie), my husband (Matt), and I moved to a new home just a little over one year ago. Our new neighborhood is tiny. To walk our entire neighborhood requires one lap around an oval, less than 1 mile all the way around. Very small. No side streets to detour. No dumpsters…