At home or in the shelter, getting to know a dog is not always easy. As you begin to interact with your new dog, use your skills to interpret your … Continue reading
Knowing how to walk your dog with a loose leash prevents a lifetime of tug-of-war walks!
This video shows shaping the ‘Touch’ command from the beginning to some pretty fancy stuff! Both clicker and voice marking methods are used. A well conditioned ‘Touch’ helps prevent problems … Continue reading
Nothing is more important than understanding your dog’s body signals, his best was of communicating with you and other dogs. The head turn, nose lick, and big yawn often … Continue reading
Most dogs jump up on people to get something they want! The key is to be really boring when your dog is jumping, and really fun when he is has … Continue reading
This video shows how to read a dog’s tail. Even a stubby tail can give clues about how a dog is feeling!
Victoria Stillwell shows techniques for familiarizing a dog to touch in this video on her web site. These methods are appropriate for a puppy or an adult dog that is not … Continue reading