Positive Reinforcement Dog Training methods

At the forefront of this discussion, let me point out that we are certainly not against using positive reinforcement dog training methods.  We have trained many dogs utilizing this method and it is one of my personal favorites.  Due to increasing ignorance and myths among the pet-owning public, and even some pet training “professionals”, and… Read more »

Bite Inhibition

Teaching a pet puppy not to bite is an important part of training (there are differences in training a puppy destined to become a protection dog or police K9). Puppy training should begin now.  Sometimes it seems cute when you first get a little four-legged bundle of energy. But it’s not so cute as he… Read more »

Professional trainer perks

What makes training dogs on a professional level so rewarding?  We’re glad you asked 🙂 First of all, there is the reward of knowing you have completed a job correctly.  The satisfaction of a client evaluation form giving you a “thumbs-up” is a prize in itself.  There is the self-satisfaction of knowing you gave your… Read more »

Online course vs Hands-on

Those looking online to find out how to become a dog trainer are in for some strong marketing strategies.  Their are myriads of online courses promising to teach the student how to train dogs. Online courses for dog training fill a need, typically for those who simply cannot travel.  But dog training is very hands-on… Read more »