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Tag Archives: Positive reinforcement
I recently ordered a bunch of dog training/behavior books from Amazon. I just finished reading (and underlining! I do lots of underlining) the first one — Fight! by Jean Donaldson. I’m thinking of maybe writing reviews on the dog books … Continue reading
Just a little video from a few nights ago… It was his first evening of practice, and already he’s much more musically gifted than I am! 😉 ❤
“Puppy mouthing is 100% natural dog behavior. It’s not dominance. It’s not meanness. It’s a puppy being a puppy, roughhousing with parents and littermates or with human substitutes. Rather than ‘no bite,’ I strongly, strongly urge you to teach your … Continue reading
– The way I think about it, almost all of the behaviors that we teach dogs are actions (such as sit, shake, down, roll over, spin). They all involve movement. But “Stay” is the absence of action–it means don’t move. … Continue reading