Training Tips Tuesday: The blog hop is changing! Read all about it.

Training Tips Tuesday: The blog hop is changing! Read all about it.

If you landed on this blog for a dog training post, I hope that you’ll go check out this article from late last week about the World Dog Trainers Motivation Transparency Challenge, where I detail my approach to working with motivation and without aversive tools. This post outlines some very important questions to ask about your own dog trainer, or of yourself when working with your dog.

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Last chance to enter the #DogsWithCarts photo contest

Last chance to enter the #DogsWithCarts photo contest

Fidose of Reality and Stylish Canine (my handmade dog products company) is hosting a monthly #DogsWithCarts Instagram photo contest, as announced here.

Today is the LAST DAY to enter! So if you have any photos with your dog in or around anything that resembles any kind of cart (shopping cart, golf cart, go kart, stroller, and so on) and have an Instagram account – you can enter! Simply follow and…

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A Dog Lover’s Guide to Fishing

A Dog Lover’s Guide to Fishing

[infobox color=”#CCFFFF” textcolor=”#595959”]This is a guest post by Anna Crowe.[/infobox]

We call them our best friend. We feed them homemade treats. We take them to the park. But every now and then our four-legged friend occasionally makes a guest appearance on the flats geared up for fishing season.

My idea of getting ready for a fishing trip is basically grab my tackle box and go. Yes, I am a…

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World Dog Trainers’ Motivation Transparency Challenge

World Dog Trainers’ Motivation Transparency Challenge

This is my text entry into the World Dog Trainers’ Motivation Transparency Challenge.

About the World Dog Trainers’ Motivation Transparency Challenge

Trainers and owners are posting videos or text that answers three questions you see below. The purpose is to educate owners about what exactly the trainer or owner will do when working with their, or your, dog. Jean Donaldson of The Academy For Dog…

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My hyper Golden Retriever puppy is getting hard to control: my response for active dogs

My hyper Golden Retriever puppy is getting hard to control: my response for active dogs

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I need some advice about my Hyper 7-8 month old golden retriever

My 7 month old golden is growing and is getting hard to control at times. She doesn’t bite as much anymore but when she really wants your attention she jumps and begins to bite as to get attention not really to chew. Sometimes when were in the living room she begins to misbehave and go crazy and when we try to calm her down…

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