Category Archives: Pain-Free Dog Training

Training Fearful, Reactive, Aggressive Dogs

Training (or more likely re-training) a dog who is fearful, reactive, or “aggressive” often begins when people try to fix leash walking problems or barking problems or recall problems. But, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. (Keep reading. Details on this week’s prizes below.) Continue reading

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Dogs Coming When Called

Getting your dog to come when called is high atop most of our lists of must-have dog behaviors. When attempts to teach this behavior fail, some people figure that using a shock collar to punish the dog for ignoring “COME!” will fix that problem. (Keep reading. Details on this week’s prizes below.) Continue reading

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Barking Dogs

The sound of silence can be a much-coveted thing in a household with barking dogs. Trust me, I live with a border collie. I know barking. Getting it to stop … that’s where so many of us go astray.(Keep reading. Details on this week’s prizes below.) Continue reading

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Teaching Loose Leash Walking

Walking nicely on a leash is among the most basic requests we make of our dogs. And, yet, it’s also one of the most common scenarios that lead to dogs wearing collars that choke them, collars that pinch them with prongs, or collars that shock them with actual electricity. (Keep reading. Details on this week’s prizes below.) Continue reading

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