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5 Ways to Mess Up Your Dog

5 Ways to Mess Up Your Dog Most of the time, dog trainers invest effort trying to teach dog owners what to do to have a well- mannered, well-adjusted companion. But sometimes it is helpful to look at things from another angle so let me share a few thoughts on how you can wreak havoc with your dog’s mental health and have a negative impact on their behavior. These are some of the top ways that you can mess upRead more “5 Ways to Mess Up Your Dog”

E-collars, What level of stimulation is needed when training a dog?

One of the main myths surrounding remote collar training is that the collar has to be used  at a high and uncomfortable level in order to be effective. This is actually far from the truth. When I teach people how to find the right level to use for their dog I often use the analogy of turning up the volume on the phone. When you are having a conversation you adjust the volume so that you can hear the dialogue.Read more “E-collars, What level of stimulation is needed when training a dog?”