Vanessa Charbonneau, owner and head trainer at Sit Pretty Pet Services, knows well what it means to share your life with a reactive dog. If you are dealing with reactivity, … Read more Kind Corner: When walks cause you worry – tips for walking your reactive dog
Have you heard the term balanced training? What does balanced training mean for dogs? We have the answers! Balanced training uses both rewards and aversive methods to train dogs. That … Read more Differences between balanced training and reward-based training
Your dog is not a bad dog and deserves to be trained humanely. What does humane dog training mean? Humane dog training is based on your and your dog’s needs, … Read more There are no bad dogs. There is only bad training.
Today Brigette Mayer, owner and head trainer at Harmony Animal Training & Behaviour explains what nose work is, why it is important and how to create an enriching, olfactory environment … Read more Nosy pups – sniffing their way to happiness
Getting to know your new rescue dog might bring up some unexpected challenges. Emily Priestley, owner and trainer at Wild at Heart, writes about how to develop a good relationship … Read more Kind Corner: Building a good relationship with your newly adopted rescue dog
For the newest Kind Corner, we have a post written by Heather Fox owner and trainer at Proud of My Dog. Heather shares how to develop a stress-free nail trimming … Read more Kind Corner: Overcoming Your Biggest Dog Training Challenge – Nail Trimming!
American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) new position statement on humane dog training
We are happy to share AVSAB’s new position statement on humane dog training, which firmly states that only reward-based training methods should be used for dogs to train everyday skills … Read more American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB) new position statement on humane dog training
Today’s Kind Corner is written by Sarah Shapiro-Ward, trainer at When Hounds Fly Dog Training. Sarah talks about the importance of timing when using redirection and explains how to do … Read more Kind Corner: Effective Redirection – It’s all about timing