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Preventing Inner-Pack Aggression: Part I

I work with many families whose dogs fight with one another. It’s not unnatural for dogs to have disagreements, however, there is a point when the disagreements can cause serious issues. Disagreements that turn into full blown fights can cause injury for both dogs, and can also cause tension in the human and dog pack. The […]

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Positive Training Vs. Aversive Training

When I began training dogs twenty years ago, I admittedly used aversive techniques.  Not only was that the norm at the time, but it also produced seemingly quick results.  I quickly realized, however, that training this way was not enjoyable for me or the dogs, and that dogs were to be more than robots.  Dogs […]