Crate training is one of the most requested video-posts you've asked me to make. It's a super useful thing to teach your dog, so here we go! I want to start this off for all the "Crater-Haters." Every time the...
Today's Simpawtico Power Tip will you take through the steps in our second crate training game along with our new little girl, Wednesday! Crate training is an important and useful piece of raising a puppy or adopting a new adult...
We've got a big crate training video-post coming up with a bunch of the ins and outs of choosing and using a crate. It's a beast though, so we're doing our training games in separate posts, like today's Simpawtico...
Using food to train is pretty universal in working with animals. In addition to being used as a reward, food is also typically used in Lure-Reward Training. We'll be using a lot of it in the early stages of...
In dog training we use a lot of technical terms. I try to always use the least technical language as possible with my students because I know they don't know all of the things I do. Plus, it just...
We are starting something new here: Power Tips. These are going to be short, fast, bite-sized little video posts that will come out between the longer, more involved ones. I'm still going to do those others, but with my...
Are you using your dog's name the best and smartest ways you can? In this post, I'm going to show you four things you need to think about when using your dog's name. MEMORIZING SOUNDS Dogs don't understand the concept of names...
Looking for the best leash to fit your needs? In today's post+video we'll be updating our 2016 rundown for 2017. Don't forget to check out the product links at the end of the post! So before we begin, let me...
Today I want to talk about one of my favorite subjects: what I call the Positive Training Trifecta. Basically these are three types of rewards you can use with your dog in your positive reinforcement training arsenal. Those are:...
I've said many times in my videos and blogs that your voice is your #1 training tool. Today we're going to go over the hows and whys of it so we can level up in your work with your...