One thing you can do to help solve your dogs behavior problems.
Electronic collars are great tools, but I want to make sure that we all understand that training and successfully solving behavioral issues is a complex process. There are a myriad of tools and techniques that are helpful in providing solutions, but IF there are underlying health issues that are unresolved or other foundational issues, no amount of work and practice is going to make a significant difference. There are so many considerations to take into account when you are tryingRead more “Electric Collar Dog Training: It’s More Than Just the Tool”
Possessive behavior in dogs is dangerous but it can be prevented. Big issues can arise when a dog becomes confident at defending bones, toys or other items. Some dogs even become possessive of people and won’t let others approach or sit next to “their human”. This is scary in a number of ways. If a dog with resource guarding issues gets a hold of anything potentially dangerous it can be very challenging to try and take it away. It isRead more “Possessive behavior in dogs can be prevented.”
This past week I’ve been busy teaching my 10 day professional dog trainers course. We are a week into it, and I wanted to share a few reflections. We started the week with 6 students and a variety of dogs to work with. Most of the students brought either their own dog or a clients dog, plus we had several of our training dogs in residence to work with. On day one, none of the dogs were e-collar literate. TheyRead more “Professional E-collar dog training: 72 hours to change a dog’s life.”
I recently posted a request for cover photos on our I Love My e-collar and so Does My Dog! Facebook page. Whenever we post these requests there is a good response and often stories accompany the photos. Such is the case with Oliver and his owner Kimberley. I appreciate being able to share these stories because I think it is so critical that dog owners understand there are options for tools and methods for training dogs. That concept really needsRead more “I Love My E-collar and So Does My Dog!”