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Gimmie Dat Tug! The Out Release … It’s Just Dog Training

Over the years, I've written a lot about tugging. It has almost always been from the perspective of helping people and dogs embrace and enjoy the game. Lately though we have seen a shift... we used to seldom see questions about dogs who loved tugging [...]

2020-01-30T19:55:29-04:00August 8th, 2019|29 Comments

Vlog: Are You Ready for a Philosophical Flip in Your Dog Training?

Is there a dog training frustration you would like to completely change? Something that annoys you over and over but your dog never seems to "get it" and behave how you want?  I want you to consider with me what it would look like if [...]

2020-01-10T21:39:39-04:00July 5th, 2019|8 Comments

Changing Lives for Dogs: Recallers Video Contest 2019 Winners Announced!

Tater has been enjoying all the videos! Recallers 2019 Video Contest Winners 2019 has just seen our 9th video contest for Recallers, and soon we will be opening the door to the 10th year of our foundational and transformational program. Our video contest [...]

2020-01-10T22:10:44-04:00July 1st, 2019|9 Comments

Changing Lives for Dogs: Recallers Video Contest 2019 Grand Finale Round

Recallers 2019 Video Contest Grand Finale Round The Top 6 as voted by you are now competing to be in the Top 3 for the year. It's your choice who the winners are! Before we begin, I want to thank you for being here [...]

2020-01-11T06:21:42-04:00June 29th, 2019|25 Comments

Changing Lives for Dogs: Recallers Video Contest 2019 Round Three

Recallers 2019 Video Contest Round Three Welcome to Round Three of our video contest ... there are six videos today ... one is in song!  If you have just joined us, we are sharing videos from our Recallers members for you to view and vote [...]

2020-01-11T06:14:59-04:00June 28th, 2019|8 Comments

Changing Lives for Dogs: Recallers Video Contest 2019 Round Two

Recallers 2019 Video Contest Round Two In the second round of our video contest we have six videos. Traditionally, there are five videos in each round, but we do make exceptions. The reason we have six videos for you today is because one is not [...]

2020-01-11T06:28:01-04:00June 27th, 2019|7 Comments

Changing Lives for Dogs: Recallers Video Contest 2019 Round One

Recallers 2019 Video Contest Round One When we live with a dog, we have high expectations and visions of a rosy future, just like the movies. But as we all know, life is not like the movies, and rather than having a dream relationship with [...]

2020-01-11T06:32:34-04:00June 26th, 2019|17 Comments

Behind The Scenes At Shedd…. Positive Dog Training Parallels

This past weekend I was in Chicago for business meetings... and happened to arrive a day early. What to do?  If you have an interest in animal training, you might immediately think of Shedd Aquarium when you hear "Chicago"... so that is where we went! [...]

2020-01-11T06:33:58-04:00June 6th, 2019|8 Comments