Dog Training

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    To Treat or Not To Treat

    Eric Gillaspy CPDT-KA   To treat or not to treat, that is a question that I get asked very frequently by my clients.  How often should I give her a treat?  When should I give her a treat?  What should I use for treat rewards?  Isn’t using food to train …

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    Flirt With Your Dog

    By Eric Gillaspy CPDT-KA   Stress can be very common in dogs. There are lots of reasons for a dog to feel stress. They may be over stimulated, under stimulated, fearful, bored, or some of their needs like exercise and activity aren’t being fulfilled. Sometimes, when dogs feel too much …

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    How to Train a Problem Barker

    Drew Webster- CPDT-KA   Nuisance barking can be a big problem for owners.  No one wants to be the neighbor with the crazy barking dog. If you want to improve your dog’s behavior you first have to understand it. Dogs have different barks for different behaviors. Dogs will bark to …

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    The Pouch Of Power

    By Eric Gillaspy CPDT-KA   When I am working with dogs, I always have a treat pouch on me. My treat pouch is one of the tools that I use every day. It is just as important as a leash or harness when it comes to initiating training. There are …

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    I Want You…To Want Me

    By Eric Gillaspy CPDT-KA   Dogs need to interact with us in order to have a healthy life with us. They really only repeat behaviors that work out for them. If we want them to be well-behaved dogs, we have to reward the appropriate behaviors. That is why it’s so …