TLDR? I really, really like this book. Check it out. If you had asked me how you play with dogs around the time that I adopted Nala, I probably would have said something like this: “Oh, you know. You can play fetch (but Nala isn’t a huge fan of fetching). You can play tug, … More Nala Reviews: Dog Sports Skills, Book 3: Play!
Sometimes, things don’t go the way you planned. Inspired by the Muzzle Awareness Week post at Two Blockheads, I knew exactly what I wanted to write about and show you this week: using non-muzzle, easily available household objects to begin this process of desensitizing and counter-conditioning your dog to wear a muzzle. Why Would Nala … More Can’t Touch This: Positive Pet Training Blog Hop
It’s been a while since I’ve shared an unedited training session, and this shaping session the other day was just too cute not to share. This is our third (I think?) session of Nala learning to rest her chin between her paws on cue. We’re free shaping it and it’s been a few days since we … More Trick Training in Action: Shaping Edition!
It’s a new year! It’s a new month! It’s Train Your Dog Month! Every January, the Association of Pet Dog Trainers hosts Train Your Dog Month since, as long as people are making resolutions, they might as well resolve to spend a month thinking about the “importance and benefits of training dogs to become … More Wanna Watch? – Positive Pet Training Blog Hop