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How To Train Your Dog Without a Trainer

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a trainer so I am certainly not suggesting you train alone. But the fact is, not everyone can attend a class for a variety of reasons. The most common reasons for not taking a class are: Cost- Generally around $125-$175 varying regionally Time- Usually once a week for 6-8 weeks […]

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How To Choose A Dog Trainer

So you have a new puppy, and you want him to become a well-mannered member of the family and the envy of all your friends. Where do you begin? Finding A Good Fit With many different methods and approaches available, it is worth becoming familiar with them before choosing. Classes are available everywhere now, and […]

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Top Five Reasons You Can’t Train Your Dog

It is not always the case, but often our dog’s failures are really our own misunderstanding of how they learn. Look closely at what you are doing. Generally, it is not that our dog’s aren’t learning. They are just not learning what we intended to teach them. The five top reasons are: 1. You don’t […]

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