Vlog: Trying Something New (Games For You, Games For Your Dog)

For the past week or so I've been trying something new. It's no secret that I love playing games with my dogs and I love seeing dogs learn through games. There's a lot of dog training information that I've wanted to share with you that [...]

2020-01-11T06:42:06-04:00February 10th, 2019|9 Comments

The Secret Sauce For Enthusiasm … Balance Breaks!

Fun is an essential ingredient to training success for you and your dog, and the secret sauce to maintaining enthusiasm and engagement in a training session is to take a break. We call these "balance breaks" and also use "reset cookies". It might seem counter-intuitive [...]

2021-01-13T00:12:01-04:00January 17th, 2019|17 Comments

Vlog: Expectations vs Understanding in Dog Training

To call this thing we do "dog training" is a huge disservice to dogs. We are not "training" we are "educating" and just like with children, education starts in kindergarten and ascends onward from there only with understanding. The number one reason dogs get into [...]

2020-01-11T07:43:27-04:00August 9th, 2018|21 Comments

Why “Choice” is the Critical Key to a Great Dog

Many years ago I introduced a game that has changed the lives of many thousands of people and their dogs the world over. It’s the key building block to everything I teach in dog training. That game is ItsYerChoice (IYC). This is the game that [...]

2019-08-08T20:17:16-04:00June 3rd, 2018|35 Comments
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