Common (Dog) Sense

What Are You Reinforcing When Training Your Dog?

I have no issue training pups/dogs with food. What I do have an issue with, is people/trainers train

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The Fear Of Losing Emotional Fulfilment

I find one of the biggest hurdles to get over when helping dog owners modify unwanted behaviours in

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Your Emotional Needs Should Not Override Your Dogs Instinctive Needs

When dogs have no defined consistent rules and boundaries, have no understanding of respecting perso

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The Avoidance Of (administering) Discomfort

Applying discomfort, why is it considered such an evil concept by positive only and force free extre

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The Leadership Void

No social group can survive without some form of leadership. Without leadership we have chaos. Try a

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The Importance Of Consistent Behavioural Boundaries

We teach young children behavioural boundaries, such as respecting others personal and social space,

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The Rescue Dilemma, Helping Our Dogs.

I tried to post this on my Facebook page, but due to its length, Facebook wouldn't post it. So here

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Do You Have A Healthy Bond With Your Dog?

Having a strong healthy bond with your dog does not equate to creating an overly dependent and obses

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Do animals fear death?

Do prey run from predators due to a fear of dying (survival instinct), or does being chased just tri

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The Importance Of Controlling Personal Space

Understanding how our emotional energy paired with body language influences our relationship with ou

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Latest Posts

25 April 2020
Dog Training & Behaviour
I have no issue training pups/dogs with food. What I do have an issue with, is people/trainers training frantic dogs with food, or causing them to become frantic!Don't just look at what you can get a dog to do using food, but understand the deeper em...
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19 April 2020
Dog Training & Behaviour
I find one of the biggest hurdles to get over when helping dog owners modify unwanted behaviours in their dog, is convincing many of them not to project their own current emotional state onto their dog, especially when trying to modify their dogs beh...
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13 February 2020
Dog Training & Behaviour
When dogs have no defined consistent rules and boundaries, have no understanding of respecting personal and social space, and no impulse control, why wouldn't we expect to come across neurotic dogs in a state of continual hyper-arousal and emotional ...
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08 February 2020
Dog Training & Behaviour
Applying discomfort, why is it considered such an evil concept by positive only and force free extremists, when its one of natures most powerful learning principles to help an animal understand what to avoid and to learn boundaries? No animal or soci...
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26 January 2020
Dog Training & Behaviour
No social group can survive without some form of leadership. Without leadership we have chaos. Try and have a successful sports team with no perceived leadership, or weak leadership. Try and run a successful business without there being leadership.Pl...
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29 October 2019
Dog Training & Behaviour
We teach young children behavioural boundaries, such as respecting others personal and social space, and to control their impulses. If we didn't, then we end up with very disrespectful children as they grow. However, not only are we teaching behaviou...
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