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More Effective Dog Training: Choosing Reinforcers fearful dogs reactive dogs Apr 18, 2022

If you've tried using different reinforcers when training your dog, you might have noticed that some seem to work better than others. Whether you're using food or other training...

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Using Training Rewards Effectively: Where and When to Reinforce fearful dogs reactive dogs Apr 12, 2022

If you've ever struggled to reach your training goals with your dog, you might have wondered what you could do to get better results. Whether you are using food or other training...

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Non-Food Reinforcers: Considerations and Favorites fearful dogs reactive dogs Mar 22, 2022

Are there times when it seems like your dog isn't interested in treats? Food can be a very convenient reinforcer to use in dog training, as we discussed last week. But sometimes, there might...

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Food Reinforcers: Considerations and Favorites fearful dogs reactive dogs Mar 15, 2022

If you have tried training your dog, chances are that you've experimented with food reinforcers. With so many options, it can be tricky to know which is the best fit for your dog and your...

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Introducing your Fearful Dog to a Pet Sitter fearful dogs reactive dogs Mar 08, 2022

If you have a fearful dog, you might be wondering if you'll ever be able to go on vacation again. Finding and introducing a fearful dog to a pet sitter successfully requires forethought and careful...

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Dog Toothpaste Review fearful dogs reactive dogs Mar 01, 2022

Are you looking to try some new toothpaste to step up your dog's dental care? As we come to the end of Pet Dental Health month, we test out a few different toothpaste products made for dogs. Our...

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Dog Toothbrush Review fearful dogs reactive dogs Feb 22, 2022

Are you thinking about purchasing or replacing a toothbrush for your dog? As we near the end of Dental Health Month, we review several dog toothbrushes to get you started. This review is conducted...

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Dental Chew Review fearful dogs reactive dogs Feb 15, 2022

Are you trying to add to your pet's dental care routine during Pet Dental Health Month, but unsure where to start? Last week's blog focused on how pain associated with poor dental health can...

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Dental Health and Behavior: Why Dental Care Is So Important fearful dogs reactive dogs Feb 08, 2022

Have you spent much time thinking about your dog's dental health? In honor of February being Pet Dental Health month, we are launching our online tooth brushing course and starting a blog...

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Winter Treat Delivery Strategies fearful dogs reactive dogs Jan 25, 2022

Do you find your enthusiasm for outdoor dog training waning during the winter months? If your weather is cold and snowy, it might make treat delivery harder than usual.  In this video, I...

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Getting to the Vet with your Fearful Dog Jan 18, 2022

Are you worried about your fearful dog's next vet appointment?  If you have a dog who is fearful of strangers, or of being touched, veterinary care can be especially stressful.  In this...

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Our Favorite Walking Gear fearful dogs reactive dogs Jan 11, 2022

Is getting exercise part of your dog's New Year's resolution? If you are planning on getting out on more walks, hikes, and adventures with your dog, you might be thinking about purchasing some new...

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