Tag Archives: correcting dog behavior

Rescuers or Fanatics? The Dark Side of Animal Rescue

Posted on: October 17, 2016 - 17 Comments

Say the phrase "animal rescue" in any given circle of people and watch for a variety of reactions. Some people’s eyes will light up with hope and delight and others will start backing away with narrowing eyes, faces drawn with suspicion. The latter is unfortunate, but the truth cannot be denied that some of the Read More

Mixed Signals: The Consequences You Create by Punishing Your Dog

Posted on: December 7, 2015 - No Comments

Are you sending mixed signals to your dog? Your correction methods may have unintended consequences for your relationship with your pets.

The Million Dollar Correction Question

Posted on: January 5, 2015 - 3 Comments

How do I respond to owners who want to know how to "correct" their dog's behavior? I ask them the million dollar question...


Posted on: December 15, 2014 - No Comments

People with challenging dogs that seem to be constantly up to mischief don’t need any in-depth training course. It is really quite simple to make a huge difference. Just constantly look for, and reward, every little bit of behaviour that you like. That’s it.