Category Archives: General

The Importance of “How” to Teach Your Dog

Learning and emotional processing for dogs and humans is actually very similar – and learning can be a total body experience for many dogs, with many factors influencing the way a dog responds to direction, just as it does for … Read more

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It Makes No Sense to Punish a Fearful Dog

While the strategies or practice of using punishment in animal training are contentious, behaviorists agree that in many situations punishment can unequivocally make problem behaviors worse. Particularly in fearful or anxious dogs, the distinction between an animal’s actions being voluntary versus involuntary is … Read more

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Corneliuz Chronicles: Meet Dr. Pachel’s Pup

Meet Corneliuz.  Who could resist that face, right?  Right.  I’m pretty sure that was the intention when these pictures landed in my inbox just over one year ago.  “Bull terrier / rat terrier puppy in need of home.  Isn’t he … Read more

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