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  1. 10 Reasons Why Your Dog Ignores Your Commands

    Dog Training and Behavior
    1) Low Value Treats: Are Your Treats Worth Working For? It’s a romantic and hard to debunk myth that dogs work for us just to please us. In reality, as opportunistic beings, dogs are most likely thinking “what’s in it for me?” according to the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). The right...
  2. Advice for someone interested in becoming a Dog trainer?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have always been interested in Dog training and animal behavior. I really want to go to a school for Dog training, but with my busy work schedule it would have to be an online school. I would love recommendations and advice. Thank you!
  3. book recommendation for a newbie

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hey there , What book will you recommend for a beginner in dog training ? I have just finished "Dog Training : The only book you need to start training your dog and understand its behavior" anyway it is a great book for starters very informative, you can check it out here...
  4. Fed up mom dog looking for answers!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    I have a 10 month old mixed puppy. I've done a lot of research of both of the breeds that she is mixed with and I still don't understand what her problem is. She is a Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog mixed with a Basset Hound. Very odd mix I know. She is super protective over me. She barks at...
  5. Help! My 5 year old Golden Doodle won't let me leave the house (new behaviour).

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Our dog won't let us leave the house and any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. We have a 5 year old Golden Doodle, who is a family dog living in a house of 4. In the past several months he has developed a behaviour where he doesn't let people leave the house. He lets people leave for...