Category Archives: Training

Dobies In Agility

It’s great fun training Dobies in agility. They respond spectacularly to reward-based training.

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Fighting Dominance in a Dog Whispering World

This is an excellent DVD by Jean Donaldson and Ian Dunbar. FIGHTING DOMINANCE IN A DOG WHISPERING WORLD DVD After you click above to go to the website, look for the link to the snippet from the video on the … Continue reading

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Training, Trees, and Other Goings-On

Tonight I started working on Raven’s sit stays more seriously. She and I are signed up for that beginning agility class in September, and I suppose it’s time to settle some manners into the Raven. So we worked sit stays … Continue reading

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Motivation

Do you want some help motivating yourself to walk your dog? Or bathe your dog? Or train your dog? Or do anything else? Here’s a good article on how to do that: How to Motivate Yourself to Train or Exercise … Continue reading

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Reward the Good or Punish the Bad?

As much as I adore Ian Dunbar’s training philosophy, I as much dislike Cesar Millan’s. Recently, there have been some articles written about these differences. This one came from the Dogs in Danger newsletter: Reward the Good or Punish the … Continue reading

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