Tag: dog fear aggression

Remote collar training can work for fearful and anxious dogs: ya just gotta know how to do it.

A remote collar is not magic. I say that just about every time I meet with someone for a dog training evaluation. And then I explain what it can do for enhancing the dog and owner relationship if used properly. The key being, it must be used with knowledge. Electronic collars are not one of those tools that someone can purchase and  “do it yourself”. At least most people will not be successful because the commonly held perception is thatRead more “Remote collar training can work for fearful and anxious dogs: ya just gotta know how to do it.”

Think Dog Training with Positive Reinforcement Is All the Rage in Training Dogs and Dolphins?

Dog Training with Positive Reinforcement: Reconsidering the Methods The following letter was sent to me from Kaat (pictured above with her dogs, including Blooper) after we exchanged e-mails discussing dog training with positive reinforcement. The main focus of our discussions were some of the petitions to ban e-collars and a video clip I have on YouTube that demonstrates using a remote training collar to work with a dog that is having aggression issues. I’m posting the e-mail in it’s entirety becauseRead more “Think Dog Training with Positive Reinforcement Is All the Rage in Training Dogs and Dolphins?”