Tag Archives: mutual respect

Does Your Dog Respect You?

Posted on: September 13, 2020 - No Comments

“R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me.” In the film ‘The Blues Brothers,’ Aretha Franklin sings about her need for some respect. The words of the song are as applicable today in human relationships as they were then, but what does the word actually mean?

Relationship Goals: Precision or Good Parenting?

Posted on: September 30, 2019 - No Comments

Obedience. Such a loaded word. It makes me cringe when it is used outside of the dog competition world. And quite honestly, I would love to see that word changed to something with a kinder connotation in that world as well.  It’s been the status quo word reserved for dog training for so long that Read More

“How Do I MAKE Him Do What I Say?”

Posted on: July 6, 2015 - No Comments

How do you feel about someone who MAKES you do anything? Warm and loving or resentful and wary? Which way would you prefer that your dog feel about you?