Archive | Adult Dog Training

What You Need to Know About Behavior Problems

When deal­ing with a behav­ior prob­lem the world sud­denly seems like a sea or con­flict­ing arti­cles, books, TV magic, and unwel­comed advice from passer-bys.  It can be hard to find rea­son­able solu­tions that don’t require insane tech­ni­cal skills, an obscene amount of time, or a hearty team of dogs and peo­ple on stand-by for training […]

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Your Cattle Dog Hates Deadpool

A weekly blog wherein I show how I can relate almost every­thing to dog. This week­end the movie Dead­pool, based on a pop­u­lar foul-mouthed ninja-esque gun wield­ing assas­sin comic book hero, comes out in the­aters.  It has great reviews and I have heard great things about it but when the first few trail­ers came out I […]

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Training Guide: 3 Tips to Control Your Crazy Dog (that every single pro does)

Got a wild one?  Well, here are some super sim­ple things you can do with your dog right now to burn energy, improve focus, and teach your dog how to con­trol those impul­sive emo­tions that drive you crazy.  These are tricks that all the dog pro­fes­sion­als use to turn high-energy busy dogs into per­for­mance champions […]

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Carl Day 3

Day three is where we turn all that play we have been doing into some­thing really use­ful.  I start by ask­ing Carl for a “down” in exchange for the toy. It is really nor­mal for dogs to have trou­ble with this.  Dogs need to be taught to switch gears between activ­i­ties: eat­ing food, play­ing, sit­ting, jumping, […]

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Carl Day 1

Meet Carl!  Carl is a super cool Cat­tle Dog mix who is doing some day train­ing with my while his per­son is busy with work.  Carl has some main areas that need work and he is an active work­ing breed mix and con­se­quently, can get pretty wild and crazy.  He needs to know how to […]

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Crazy Canines & Workin’ Dogs: The Ferraris

You know one if you have one.  These dogs are always on the go.  They want to do be doing some­thing and they want to be doing it NOW!  They are busy bod­ies in train­ing classes, a chal­lenge on leash, and can find the con­stant stim­u­la­tion of ken­nels and dog day­cares over­whelm­ing.  It can seem […]

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