Posts tagged dog behavior
Why "No" Is Useless In Dog Training

Did you know that you could making your dog's behavior worse by saying "No"?

Daily we get emails from people who say that they say "No" a thousand times a day to their dog and they just don't understand why it isn't working and why the dog's behavior is getting worse.

There are two questions I want you to ask yourself:

1. How did you train your dog to response to the word "No"?

2. How much time do you spend on Facebook?

Read More
The Degradation of "Good Communication" in Dog Training

Let’s talk about good communication habits with our dogs. To first get a clear picture of what I am talking about, we need to first define “good communication”.

Mr. Webster defines the term “communication” as follows:

Communication
1. the imparting or exchanging of information or news
2. means of sending or receiving information, such as telephone lines or computers.

One could imagine from these definition that good or proper would mean that we are able to impart information quickly, throughly, and understandably to the other party with as little effort as possible.

Read More
Sensory Gardens For Your Dogs: Positive Impacts on Behavior

Over the past few years, photos of amazing outdoor spaces for pet dogs and shelter dogs alike have been floating around on Pinterest and Instagram. Increasing their popularity and the number of families considering letting their yards and gardens go “to the dogs”. From these ideas and photos, the inspiration for sensory gardens for dogs was born.

Read More