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Train Your Dog To Watch You

I love it when my dog checks in with me and makes eye contact. Can’t get enough. I consider “watch me” a core behavior and find that it is a handy behavior to have on cue as it can stop unwanted behavior. It is a way to redirect your dog’s attention. For example, imagine being in the […]

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How To Get Your Dog’s Attention and Keep It

Sometimes getting your dog’s attention isn’t as easy as it sounds. Sometimes it even feels like they are ignoring us! Am I right? But consider this: there is a lot of competition out there. There are great things to sniff, things to chase, noises to pay attention to. The list goes on and on. So how can […]

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How to Train a Reliable “Come”

Have you wondered whether your dog was actually deaf? Can he hear the rattle of the leash when you pick it up to go for a walk, but when you ask him to come he shows no sign of having heard? Can he hear the sound of the treat jar opening a mile away but apparently […]

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