Why does my dog behave so differently with you? This is a question I get asked with every dog that comes in to my day train or board and train program. In these programs I train the dog and then coach their owners how to take over the process. My answer is always the same. I don't have any baggage with the dog and I immediately set the rules and boundaries the minute the dog comes in. I define baggage as all the unwanted behaviors that were let to develop into habits over time with a dog's … [Read more...] about You’re A Dog Whisperer
Some dog trainers and dog owners believe that using food in dog training causes overexcitement, over-arousal, and a dog that is too pushy so they stop using the food or never try to begin with. This is a false belief. In this video, I show you exactly how easy it can be to get a pushy dog; who really wants the food that I have to calm down, pay attention, and think in order to get the food. It's so easy it could be considered lazy dog training at its … [Read more...] about One Powerful Way to Calm the Pushy Dog While Doing Almost Nothing / Lazy Dog Training at Its Best!
How Unleashed Potential Can Help You- A look at our Lifetime Group Class After The Private Dog Training Lessons. We offer private training sessions, or a board and train, followed by group classes for life. This allows you and your dog to learn in a calm, quiet environment while having all the focus and attention on you. Once private training is complete, you can attend weekly group classes, like the one in this video, for the rest of your dog's life. This means you will have a … [Read more...] about Lifetime Group Class
What is "The Art Of Attention" In Dog Training? Although we often show how much attention you can get from your dog in any distraction, the art of attention is way more than just having the dog look at you. See the video below to learn more information on what it is. https://youtu.be/8xKGusMao74 Got Dog Problems? Do you want help? No matter the size, sex, age or breed We Can Help! Would you like FREE dog training advice? OR to just learn more about Duke's philosophy on dog … [Read more...] about The Art Of Attention In Dog Training
“I don’t need my dogs to be robots.” This is something I’ve heard several times as a trainer and I’ve had to explain to prospective clients that what you see on the surface may not be what you think. You can’t judge a book by its cover - so to speak. As a trainer, I often post video of my dogs and show them doing obedience drills that would make people think the dog is robotic like in their movements. I understand that is not what a typical dog owner strives for. They just want a well … [Read more...] about Does Training Create a “Robot Dog”?