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Fur Baby and Pet Parents

This column is a response to a comment made on one of my other columns where I was taken to task for what was described as “The contempt you seemingly have for the “fur baby” type is offensive.” You can find the column and the comment here – https://www.askthedogguy.com/second_dog_good_idea_or_not/. I don’t think you need to read …

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All Positive Training is Wrong

This is an radio interview I did in London Ontario on CJBK 1290 offering a counter-perspective regarding ‘All Positive/Force-Free’ all the time dog training and equipment banning etc. Some of you may be aware of recent developments in Toronto and Florida where animal rights agenda is being use to attempt the banning of some dog …

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Ignore Bad Behaviour and Reward Good Behaviour Dog Training

How about like every mother dog, wolf, ape and human being we just shoot for being ‘All Positive’ almost all the time and end up with fewer frustrated dog owners, euthanized and abandoned dogs, not to mention all those ‘All Positive/Force-Free’ “trained” dogs that end up living for the most part under house arrest because …

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The Negative Effects of Positive Reinforcement | Psychology Today

I can’t remember who sent me the link to this article. It will be of interest to anyone interested in a look at all positive training without the hype. “Somewhere in the back of every dog trainer’s mind is that image of Pavlov’s dogs, salivating at the sound of a bell ringing. That’s the apex …

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Are Dogs or Dog Trainers Getting Dumber? All Positive Vs Discipline

Is ‘All Positive/Force-Free’ Dog Training Catching Up to Us? If you’ve taken your dog for training and are still scratching your head as to why your dog still won’t stay, come or heel you might find this interesting. Was it ‘All Positive/Force-Free’ dog training? I was privy to a dialogue between dog trainers where one …

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Dog Behaviorist

What do you think about dog psychologists aka dog behaviorist? Me not so much. RNT Hi RNT, If you’re talking about someone that brings the dog into their office, sticks it on the couch and asks it if it hates its mother then me not so much either. However, dogs are intelligent and anyone that …

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