Archives for October 2013

The Rules of Tug Of War

Training Tidbit for October:  You can try this at home! The Rules of War (tug-of war, that is) Lots of folks think tug-of-war is a dog training no-no; that it can teach your dog to be aggressive or “dominant.”  This is a myth!  When played properly, tug is great physical and mental exercise for your […]

Funny: Dogs who forgot how to Dog

It’s hard to be a dog, and sometimes they forget how to do it.  Good thing it’s so funny when it happens.  Dogs Who Forgot How to Dog No dog. That’s not how you ask to come inside.

An Expert’s Opinion on K9 Nose Work

Recently Julie Eskoff, CPDT-KA, CNWI wrote an article on how K9 Nose Work increases a dog’s confidence, and how it can be used to help them get over environmental fears or reactivity. Click here to read the article “[The] program was built to support the dog’s natural state of mind while hunting, giving the dog […]

I’m going to be a dog for Halloween!

Boo!  It’s time for some spooky fun!  And some of our favorite pets are getting in on the action! Riley the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel plays the Noble Steed for his evil Orc. Sandy the Yellow Lab cast a spell on anyone who met her, and knew how to work a camera, as well!   […]

sealtp logo akc logo The Association for Force-Free Professionals ccpdt logo APDT NACSW logo Canine Trainers Academy