Category Archives: Training

Pros of Positive training

Pros of positive training

Does your dog have behavior problems? Find out why a dominance approach doesn’t work, and why a positive training is so much better. You’ve heard the term “positive training”. But what exactly does it mean? Positive trainers are opposed to the dominance/submission approach still used by many trainers. They often work with fearful and reactive…

top 10 dog training tips

Top 10 training tips

Set your dog up for success with these suggestions for positive training. Training simply means educating your dog in a safe and loving environment, and teaching her she can get whatever she wants through her actions, as long as she checks with you first. Training should begin the moment you first bring your dog home,…

solutions for dogs that growl

Solutions for dogs that growl

Does your dog growl when he shouldn’t? Here’s how to solve the problem using positive training methods. Sarah’s two rescue dogs are very gentle and friendly towards strangers. They are also well trained and can perform many tricks. However, they often growl, even though they have never followed the growling with aggression. For example, if…

tips for dogs and kids

Top tips for dogs and kids

Have you ever heard the phrase, ‘never work with kids or dogs’? I always giggle when I hear people say that, because I love working with the two together! I adore children and have made my career helping dogs and their families live harmonious lives. But it’s not always little boys and puppy dog tails.…