Question: I have an extremely food motivated dog who is easy to train, but only “works for food”. I’ve tried to wean him off of treats and replace with praise, but he shuts down quickly when he knows I don’t have a food reward for him. He does follow basic commands consistently, but not […]
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Reality TV versus Real Life
Have you seen the program “The Biggest Loser”? This is a reality TV program where overweight people vie to lose the most weight and win huge cash prizes. Week after week, the program depicts the competitors running, lifting, sweating, climbing and pushing away from the dinner table, with each episode […]
These “For Fun” Classes provide handlers and dogs a chance to experience Agility Classes at a very basic and fun level with structure. Join one of these classes to learn what agility is about. Classes are great for novices (both dogs and handlers) to begin learning from the very beginning (clicker work, shaping, learn […]
Apart from being essential for safety reasons, when your dog has mastered the come command he/she can be allowed greater freedom in many situations. For example, when you are down at the beach or out hiking your dog can go off exploring on her own but will always be alert and ready to respond […]