Tag: positive training

stop your dog's destructive behavior

How to stop your dog’s destructive behaviors

Is your dog displaying one or more destructive behaviors? This Q&A with two top trainers offers solutions to combat digging, chewing, barking, jumping and licking! Do any of these destructive behaviors sound familiar? Most dogs have at least one behavior issue… this article will help you solve it! Q: I have a Westie; I know…

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…

separation anxiety in dogs

How to deal with separation anxiety in dogs

Does your dog freak out every time you leave the house? Here’s how to deal with his separation anxiety. Separation anxiety in dogs is a very complex issue. This is a behavior issue that would truly benefit from working one-on-one with someone local to you. You can find professionals at www.apdt.com or www.iaabc.org. Keep in…