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Dog Training Myths

Dog Training Myths

Dog training myths can be confusing and may actually harm your dog. In today’s dog training world there is a lot of information available.  So much in fact that it’s easy to get confused making it challenging to determine between what is fact and what is a myth. In this blog post I will go […]

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Make It “A Matter Of Choice” For Your Dog

“Help your dog CHOOSE to be good!”  is how Dog Scouts of America starts their article on training.  It is a philosophy and training method that I also use and it works really well.  The reason I am sharing this is because the author has written the article really well and I am a firm […]

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Want To Better Understand How Your Dog Learns?

Do you want to better understand how your dog learns? Are you familiar with Pavlov or Skinner? Maybe “Pavlov’s dogs” or a “Skinner Box”? Do you know how they have influenced the dog training methods that are around today? Yes? No? Either way you will want to watch this video to understand more about them […]

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Stay. Come? Debating If This Dog Training Technique Is The Best Way To Go.

Recently I took a training workshop with my puppy, Ryder.  I enjoy taking dog training classes with other instructors it helps to keep me on my toes and to be accountable to my own training.  Yes, just like my clients, I can I get lazy in my training – I am human after all. The […]

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FREE Housetraining Webinar!

Are you being challenged by housetraining? Tired of stepping in little “presents”? Embarrassed to have friends over? Let me help you create the situation you want by sharing with you what has worked for me and my clients. On Sunday January 27, 2013 I am offering a Housetraining Webinar that will supply you will all […]

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Happy Thanksgiving From Our Family To Yours!

Mattie and I have a lot to be grateful for this year! I was extremely fortunate to be able to work with lots of new people and teach them that there is a better way to communicate with their pups. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you to all of you!! Without my clients I wouldn’t […]

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The Power Of ‘Wait’

Sometimes I take for granted the little things that Mattie does. A perfect example is that I trained him to stop at a corner and to wait for me. I did this purely for safety reasons as I didn’t want him to go into the street if a car was coming. And (call me a […]

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How Can I Stop My Dog From Jumping When Getting The Leash On?

Does your dog jump and go crazy when the leash comes out?  Do you find yourself annoyed and hate getting ready for walks? I can help you change that!  It’s actually easier then you think. What we want to do is teach our dog that four paws on the ground gets them outside for a walk.  […]

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Respecting The Hand – On YouTube!

I am super excited to announce that I have my first instructional video up on Youtube.com. If you would like the written instructions please follow this link to get them: http://allstarpaws.com/documents/respecting_the_hand.pdf Don’t hesitate to ask any questions and DEFINITELY let me know how you and your dog made out :).

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My Dog Won’t Stop Barking…HELP!

Dogs  bark for all different reasons.  Because they are excited, to let you know that there is a person at the door or to alert you to a strange noise that doesn’t belong there during the middle of the night. This type of barking is not why people call me in desperation. I get the […]

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