Do you want your dog to follow you because she wants to or because she’s scared of what will happen to her if she doesn’t?
To most people, the answer to that question is clear.
Positive training is the only way to develop a common language based on mutual trust, respect and love which guides dogs into making the right choices without damaging the relationship between man and dog.
Based on modern behavioral science, positive training is a reboot to the traditional way of approaching not only dog training, but also the overall principles used in our everyday interactions with our dogs. By embracing the power of positive training and avoiding the pitfalls of dominance and punishment-based training, we're making a commitment to our canine companions to provide gentle, effective leadership and to better understand them while giving them the tools they need to thrive and succeed in our strange, domestic world.
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