Tag Archives: bond based choice teaching

No Cue November

Posted on: November 4, 2015 - 5 Comments

We have a new game at my facility called “cue fasting” and we now require a “cue fast” for all of our clients when they begin training with us. We’ve decided to take the game up a notch in what we are calling “No Cue November.”

Humility in Dog Training: The Burnout and the Fire From the Ashes

Posted on: June 30, 2015 - 3 Comments

Our clients were pleased, their dogs were happy, and our business was successful. Surprisingly, in the face of all this success, I was feeling unsatisfied, exhausted, and had what I learned to call “the burnout of compassion fatigue”.

Positively Dog Training Episode 408

Posted on: June 5, 2015 - No Comments

Victoria and Holly talk about international dog welfare controversies, and get Canine Assistants founder Jennifer Arnold on the Positively Hotline to discuss her new concept for training both service dogs and companion dogs.