Tag Archives: dog commands

Why I Don’t Use “Commands” In Dog Training

Posted on: September 14, 2015 - 6 Comments

I often find that people think using the word "cue" instead of "command" in dog training is just a semantic difference that doesn't have any implication on the training process. I disagree.

What to Do When Your Dog Won’t Listen

Posted on: February 25, 2012 - 38 Comments

Punitive training techniques that center on gaining control of your dog by dominating her into obeying can damage the human/animal bond and cause your dog to mistrust you and essentially switch off. You want to ‘matter’ to her by being the source of good things in her life, so that whenever you need her attention, she will give it to you.