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Jun 21, 2021

Lost on Nutrition? This post is for you!

Jun 21, 2021

The science behind saying “no” to your dog

If you haven’t heard this before, it’s only a matter of time before you do. Some people will tell you that you shouldn’t tell your dog “no”….But do they explain WHY you shouldn’t?Let’s go ahead and dive into the science of why we tell our dogs “no” and why it doesn’t really matter what we say to them.____Dog’s are associative based animals. This means:→ “X” happens and “Y” follows →... more

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Jun 21, 2021

An undervalued skill in dog training that (if learned) will set you apart as a dog owner

Jun 21, 2021

Hard Truth: Your dog was *most likely* not abused before you rescued them.

Yes, of course there are terrible people out there that do horrible things to animals.No, I am not discounting what someone told you about your dog when you rescued them, it may very well be true.Yes, I believe a lot of recuses and shelters out there create stories surrounding the dogs they have because tugging on heart strings helps dogs get rescued.However, just because your dog may not like *insert what they don’t like here*, does NOT mean that they were abused by a man, woman, child,... more

Jun 21, 2021

Is your dog reactive?

If yes, did you have a lot of on-leash greetings, doggy daycare, play dates, dog parks etc?In a different post, I talked about under-socialization and how NOT exposing your puppy to the world during the critical development period (0-18weeks), can lead to huge behavioral problems.Today, let’s discuss “over-socialization”Socialization is grossly misunderstood.SOCIALIZATION ≠ DIRECT INTERACTIONSocialization is the process of creating neutrality to stimuli in the... more

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Is your dog reactive?
Hard Truth: Your dog was *most likely* not abused before you rescued them.
An undervalued skill in dog training that (if learned) will set you apart as a dog owner
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The science behind saying “no” to your dog
Lost on Nutrition? This post is for you!
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