Training

Helen on September 23rd, 2010

Training with treats, praise, and toys is a reward-based system.  Training with such things as collar corrections, ear pinches, and shocks  is a punishment-based system.  Let’s start with you, the dog owner.  Think of what it was like the last time you learned something new.  Or think of something you learned years ago that was […]

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Helen on September 7th, 2009

Labor day is a time to rest, relax, and enjoy a day free from the labors of making a living.  But dogs don’t know that.  If you’re a dog owner, always be prepared for surprises, especially if you’ve planned something. My plan this morning was to sleep in, wake up, and enjoy a leisurely morning […]

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