Selecting Training Equipment
— Determine how it will affect your dog & you as a
Of Hostages & Relationships — Do you need to isolate a dog or
limit playtime with other dogs or people?
It Takes a Pack to Raise a Puppy
Understanding what a
puppy expects and needs from his family.
WHY NOT TAKE CANDY FROM A BABY? (If he lets you!)
manipulation as part of social life, and dog's need for
Rewards, Lures & Bribes
— What is the difference between a
reward, a lure and a bribe? Explanations and tips.
SCENT GAMES: Educating Your Dog's Nose
Easy exercises & games to teach any dog scent discrimination
as a fun & enjoyable
game using his natural talents.
10 Tips for Problem Behaviour — 10 basic rules that will
help you teach your dog more desirable behavior.
He Just Wants To Say "Hi!"
— Aggression or appropriate response
to rudeness? Too many dogs suffer because handlers don't know
— Guide to regaining your
dog's respect in pleasant, non-confrontational ways.
Relationship based Approach to Training
— Keeping the relationship central to all you do with your
The Fine Art of Observation
— Observing what
your dog can tell you about himself, and using that information to make humane training
Dances With Dogs — The joyful dance of a willing partnership between
handler and dog.
Green Eggs & Ham & Dog Training? — Taking a tip from Dr. Seuss
is a fun way to liven up your training.
LESSONS FROM THE MASTERS: Learning About Punishment from Dogs Themselves
— Considers the lopsided "positive
approach to training.
Handling On-lead Aggression —
On-lead aggression involves the
handler & unintentional training. How to resolve the
using aggression of your own.
Guidelines for Teaching Self Control — Teaching your dog
self control as foundation for all other learning.
Fitness In Your Back Yard — Exercise
is beneficial for your dog. Simple ideas for keeping your couch potato in
Aggression Basics — Causes of
aggression, and how to begin sorting out what's what.
Aggression & Some Reasons Behind It
— Understanding why a dog might
feel need to act aggressively, and recognizing early
signs in dog's body
How Much Does Your Dog's Cooperation Weigh?
— Physical struggles
are not the point in relationship based training.