calming signals

Feb 1 2018

Can There Be Better Communication with Calming Signals?

 Can There Be Better Communication with Calming Signals?    On a beautiful sunny day, you take your dog to the local dog park.  Taking her off the leash once you close the gate, she immediately ...
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Avoidance Behaviors

Dec 4 2017

Avoidance Behaviors

 Avoidance Behaviors    Avoidance Behaviors: There are often clear signs that your dog is upset and wants no part of the people or situation that he is currently in. If your dog is displaying any ...
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aversive-fallout

Dec 1 2017

Aversive Training Can Cause Fallout

 Aversive Training Can Cause Fallout  We all want our dogs to listen to our cues and behave accordingly, and there are many different ways to condition your dog's behavior to your liking. For years people ...
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antecedent arrangements

Dec 1 2017

Antecedent Arrangements & Your Dog

Antecedent Arrangements The idea behind antecedent arrangements can make unwanted behaviors more difficult or even impossible for your dog while making wanted behaviors easier.  There are a few different steps you can take to alter ...
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displacement-behavior

Nov 22 2017

 Displacement Behavior in Dogs

 Displacement Behavior in Dogs    Displacement Behaviors: Often times our dogs will display a seemingly ordinary behavior but at a possibly unusual time. We call these behaviors displacement behaviors. Essentially, the dog wants to do ...
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change dog behavior

Nov 5 2017

Understanding Change In Dog Behavior

  Understanding Change In Dog Behavior   Dogs do what works. Change in dog behavior is simply your dog responding to his environment at that moment. What he does one day will not necessarily be ...
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