The sun came out in Oregon today for ClickerExpo—three intense days of learning about animal training in theory and practice.
Clicker Training Blog
There were hugs. Lots of them. And not the brisk ”Let’s get this out of the way quickly before someone sees” hug. The warm, genuine variety!
Do you have a dog that loves to pull? During a casual walk this can be frustrating, but there are many dog-powered sports where pulling is a plus!
Many people use walks to provide their dogs exercise and to promote calm, well-mannered behavior.
Visiting the veterinarian’s office can be a tense experience, for both the owner and the dog, especially if the environment has stressful associations and outcomes.
Teach your dog that an open door is not an open invitation to the outside world.
What can you do with a young dog that climbs up on your lap, pawing at your face for attention? Teach him about your personal “bubble.”
Sometimes people are distracted when we talk to them, and don't notice that we have spoken. The same thing happens with our pets.