Posts tagged professional skill set
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.

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Is Your Dog Trainer Actually "Certified"?

I have a story about my luck with professionals lately and I thought it helped make a good point about searching for a dog trainer. So, settle in and read on!

Did you know that the dog training industry is unregulated?

Let me tell you about my personal experience with a (mostly) unregulated industry recently. When purchasing our new home, we had a home inspection done, just like any reasonable home buyer would do…

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