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  • Clicker Training Your Dog

    posted on Monday, January 22, 2018

    Clicker training incorporates a marker (the click) to communicate with the learner that they performed what the trainer was looking for at the very instant the behavior was performed. The “click” signifies to the learner that a reward will be coming. Since dogs don't speak human (and we don't speak dog), using a clicker will help to bridge the communication gap.

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  • Crate Training

    posted on Monday, January 22, 2018

    Crate training takes some time and effort, but it is a proven way to help train dogs who act inappropriately without knowing any better. A crate is also a safe way of transporting your dog in the car or taking him places where he may not be welcome to run freely. If you train your dog to use the crate, he'll think of it as his safe place and will be happy to spend time there when needed.

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  • Creating and Maintaining a Bond with Your Dog

    posted on Monday, January 22, 2018

    ou have just come home from the Animal Rescue League with the cutest puppy or most beautiful dog in the world. You want this dog to be Lassie, Rin Tin Tin and Benji, all rolled into one great dog. How do you get there from here?

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  • Fears & Phobias in Dogs

    posted on Monday, January 22, 2018

    There are many reasons why your dog may be fearful. Learn ways that you can help your dog get over these fears, and what you can do to prevent additional fears.

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