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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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What Is Clicker Training?

What exactly is “clicker training” ?  The clicker, which is a small, handheld, noisemaker, makes a distinctive sound that is used to mark behaviors that you would like to see repeated. In the beginning, it is associated with a reward, generally food (but not always).  So a “click” is followed rapidly by a treat (C/T). Once […]

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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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