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Stubborn Dog? It May Be the Environment

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When you work with your dog, try to see a situation from his perspective. Instead of assuming your dog is being stubborn when you ask for, and don’t get, a sit, look at the environment.

Is the ground cold or uncomfortable? Do his hips hurt? Is he afraid, or distracted by someone or something? Empathy will not only help you teach your dog, it will improve your relationship as well.

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