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Why Board and Train May Not Actually Be The Best Option For Your Dog

I once worked with a client whose dog was displaying aggressive behavior associated with fear. I worked with the client and the dog to start changing his behavior and to build his confidence. Prior to me working with him, the dog had been trained in a board and train setting using a shock collar. He […]

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How We Contribute to Our Dogs’ Fear (and How We Can Help Reverse it)

Most of the behavioral issues I work with involve fearful dogs. A dog may exhibit many different behaviors when he is frightened. He may hide, whine, growl, snarl, snap or even lunge. The way humans respond to these behaviors ultimately shapes how dogs respond when they are afraid. Dog owners typically┬árespond in one of two […]