November 2010

Weaning Dogs from Food Treats

"My dog will only obey me if I have a treat in my hand!" It's a complaint I occasionally hear from clients in Denver, Colorado, who used do-it-yourself books on positive reinforcement to train their dogs.

Fight-Play, Bite Inhibition and Proper Socialization

I had the opportunity to observe a puppy play session following a dog training course yesterday in Denver, Colorado, and noticed something I thought worthy of mention.

Two of the puppies, a 4-month-old Cockapoo and a very young German Shepherd, were roughhousing, and the Cockapoo let out a yelp.