Food and corrections have a place in responsible real world living—but that doesn’t mean it’s the only thing that should be used. The more you build up your dog’s social drive, the more he’ll be willing to abide by the rules that the social group lays out so things like obedience no longer require the extrinsic motivation that was once thought to be necessary for the life of the dog.
Aggression can be one of the most emotionally charged behaviour issues dog owners deal with. You’ll go through a number of different things in most cases trying to solve your issue with no real luck until you end up finding someone with my skillset or the skillsets of trainers like me. The problem becomes the […]
I think sometimes my overall goal for training confuses some people. When I tell folks I want dogs to be “reliable at liberty” I can see a look of concern cross their face. Undoubtedly the thought crossing their mind is of their out of control dog “at liberty” while resembling some zombie movie where people […]