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How not to panic when your dog chases

I think at sometime everyone with a dog experiences the panic when our dog chases something. Especially for the first time. It’s not a nice feeling. The horror of the situation. The fear about what could happen. The loss of control. Once experienced, most responsible dog folks never want to go through it again. Don’t …

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ladder is the right tool for dog

Why choosing the right tool for the job takes work.

Epiphany I had an epiphany! When recently stocking up on decorating supplies I decided to include a small step ladder in my order. Don’t know what prompted me to do this, but as I clattered it out of the van I wondered if I’d made a rash purchase. As the preparation for decorating commenced, the …

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How to enhance your training using creative reward strategies

“If you use food as a reward in dog training your dog will never respect you.” “Your dog will only work when you have food in your hand.” “You will be bribing the dog.” “The dog must work because he loves you.” Good student Yes, when I started dog training 40 years ago, these were …

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