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When your reinforcers don’t work….

When your reinforcers don’t work….

Walks with my dog are for HER enjoyment.  I love the walks, but my agenda stays at home.  So we “go for a bumble” (Helen Philips of Clicker Gun Dog Centre), just wandering around with no real goal in mind.  As long as she does not pull (or go somewhere...
Potty Training

Potty Training

Typically, the behaviors we see our dog use most frequently are the ones that we have TAUGHT our dog, whether we did so consciously or unconsciously.  Once you realize what purpose the behavior serves in the dogs eyes, it  will become easier to make them stronger or...
FOR THE MULCH EATING MUTTS

FOR THE MULCH EATING MUTTS

FOR THE MULCH EATING MUTTS First and foremost – Make sure that the mulch doesn’t contain cocoa bark.  Very high in theobromine which is toxic to dogs. Remember just like with humans, old habits are hard to break the earlier you start the faster changes will...
My Puppy won’t stop biting me!

My Puppy won’t stop biting me!

Teaching your puppy bite inhibition Learning how to moderate the force of a bite is very important for all dogs. Puppies naturally nip at each other while playing. If they bite too hard on their mother or littermate, the other dog will likely make a loud yelp sound,...

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