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Collar Conundrum

What is one of the first things that puppy parents go out and buy their new puppy? A collar. And as simple as a collar may seem, the choices are actually endless. Collars with buckles, spikes, prongs, chains, bling, flashing lights, etc. Finding the right kind of collar that functions well seems to be […]

Give an Inch, Take a Mile

Ever hear the saying “give an inch, take a mile”? I see people give their dogs little bits of slack here and there, that eventually lead to the most common, and avoidable, dog behavioral problems. Even I’m guilty of it, and it’s the reason why my dogs are “perfectly” trained even though I’m a […]

Will Work for Food

Ever see someone on the side of the road with a sign that says “will work for food”? Well, the concept of “will work for food” is best applied to our dogs. They work best when they have to work for their resources. Luckily enough for us humans, food is the number one, top […]

The Importance of Positive Dog Training

There are many different kinds of dog training techniques out there. They can all be successful in creating a dog that knows commands and follows cues. But how a dog learns these training cues and commands is the key in the dog’s ability to retain the knowledge long term, as well as the willingness […]