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  1. 10 Tips for Problem Behavior

    10 basic rules that will help you teach your dog more desirable behavior. ...

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  2. Aggression & Some Reasons Behind It

    Understanding why a dog might feel the need to act aggressively, and recognizing the early signs in the dog's body language. ...

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  3. Basics of RAT (Relationship Assessment Tool)

    Evaluating on a Foundation Level ...

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  4. Connection & Control

    If you're hanging on to your dog's body, it's because you've lost his mind! ...

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  5. Dances With Dogs

    The dance of a willing partnership between handler and dog is a joy. ...

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  6. Dog is in the Details

    One trainer wrote: "A dog who puts its feet on you, a dog who seems to like pinning you down in your chair with its head on your lap is not being affectionate but rather treating you like a member of the pack that can be pushed, stepped on, and held down. Dr. Karen Overall warns that such signs should be read for what they are. Dominance aggression in an overt form should come as no sudden surprise if this kind of behavior has been observed in the past." ...

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  7. Even Though...

    Even Though. . . ...

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  8. Go Say HI 1-2-3 for Dog-to-Dog Introductions

    This Relationship Centered Training™ (RCT) technique is simple, effective and helps dogs learn to greet each other in brief, low arousal introductions. ...

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  9. Green Eggs & Ham & Dog Training?

    Taking a tip from Dr. Seuss is a fun & easy way to liven up your training. ...

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  10. Guidelines for Teaching Self Control

    Teaching your dog self control as the foundation for all other learning. ...

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  11. Hard to Train?

    A look at "difficult-to-train" breeds and the reality of what shapes these canine minds. ...

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  12. How Much Does Your Dog's Cooperation Weigh?

    Physical struggles aren't the point in relationship based training. ...

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  13. If Only That Hadn't Happened, This Dog Would Be Fine

    Why are some dogs shy? fearful? nervous? aggressive? irritable? unfriendly? difficult to train? clingy? unable to be left alone? ...

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  14. It Takes a Pack to Raise a Puppy

    Understanding what a puppy expects and needs from his family. ...

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  15. Leadership Basics

    A simple guide to regaining your dog's respect in pleasant, non-confrontational ways. ...

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  16. Lessons from the Masters

    Considers the lopsided "positive reinforcement only" approach to training. ...

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  17. Of Hostages & Relationships

    Do you need to isolate a dog or limit playtime with other dogs or people? ...

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  18. Relationship Centered Training

    Key points of keeping the relationship central to all you do with your dog. ...

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  19. Reliability and the Retrieve: Justifying the Ear Pinch?

    A realistic look at the justifications used by proponents of the force retrieve. ...

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  20. Rewards, Lures & Bribes

    What is the difference between a reward, a lure and a bribe? Explanations & tips. ...

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  21. SCENT GAMES - Educating Your Dog's Nose

    Easy exercises & games to teach any dog scent discrimination as a fun & enjoyable game using his natural talents. ...

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  22. Selecting Training Equipment

    The best training equipment in the world is of little use if your training techniques are not appropriate for you or your dog, and if the relationship between you and your dog needs some work. ...

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  23. Stop Poking Grandma! What's Fair Between Older Dogs & Puppies

    SCENE: Older woman with a brace on her knee, a cane nearby, and a big jar of arthritis pills clearly visible on the chairside table. She is clearly uncomfortable as she keeps waving away the child who keeps darting in to poke her and then dash away laughing. ...

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  24. That Darned Dominance Debate

    Dog trainers often have a very hard time clearly defining what they mean by "dominance." Many oddly state that they refuse to "even believe" in the concept, as if it were something equivalent to extraterrestial life forms or leprechauns. I find this puzzling, and a bit disturbing, perhaps because in my view, this "I won't even believe in that!" approach doesn't speak to any thoughtful examination of a complex and sometimes emotionally charged topic. ...

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  25. The 3 P's: Does Your Dog Need Medication?

    When I was a young trainer, there were no veterinary behaviorists. There were no pyschotherapeutic medications. There were tranquilizers and sedatives, sure. Acepromazine was often the drug of choice. But sophisticated medications meant to address serotonin or dopamine imbalances? anxiolytics to get a dog through the Fourth of July fireworks display? Nope. ...

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  26. The Fine Art of Observation

    The importance of observing what your dog can tell you about himself, and how you can use that information to make humane training decisions. ...

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  27. The Power of Social Interactions as Rewards

    Put down the cookies for a moment. Can you bring yourself to the table for your dog? You might be very surprised to learn how powerful social interaction can be as a reward. ...

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  28. The Problem With Head Halters

    A look at some of the problems with using the popular head halters. ...

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  29. Training with the Prong Collar

    A clear-eyed look at this controversial training equipment. ...

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  30. Understanding Thresholds: It's More than Under- or Over-

    It is often heard and cheerfully given advice: "Keep him under threshold!" Yep. Can do. I think. Maybe. Um, how do I know? ...

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  31. Why Not Take Candy From a Baby? (If he lets you!)

    Examines manipulation as part of social life, and the dog's need for clear boundaries & leadership. ...

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