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A GAME to Preserve Your Dog’s Recall Cue

There’s a lot of puppy love in our community at the moment, with many people welcoming a new pup into their family. Several years ago, I wrote about a game that will help preserve your recall cue with your puppy, and this seems like a great time to post it here on my blog. Even […]

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Screw Up Cookies (Your Dog’s Plan B)

Have you ever made a mistake when training your dog? It’s safe to say we all have. Last week we looked at having a Plan B when our dog does something unexpected, so in fairness to our dogs, this post covers when our dogs might need a Plan B for us! Our dog’s response to […]

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Where the Heck is Do-Land, Anyway?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the common challenge many have with dogs jumping up on people, and suggested that the best thing that you can do with any struggle is to think about what you want your dog to “do”, and train that. We all have struggles with our dogs, and it […]

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The Mustard Game

Today I’m sharing a game for keeping and building drive that I’ve played with every dog I’ve ever owned since the beginning of time. I call it “The Mustard Game”, and it makes good use of the power of anticipation in our dog training. Of course, there’s science behind anticipation and dopamine if you are […]

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