Meanwhile, on the Internet (#6)

Good Sit I’ve always thought it was weird when people praised a dog for sitting by saying, “Good sit.” and this article basically confirms everything I already thought about it. Top 10 dog behaviour myths I see a lot of these myths around the Internet so it’s nice to see that the Louisiana SPCA has a document debunking them. Reactions A cool video of Fizz, a young Malinois, experiencing a variety of strange situations (all fake set ups) and her

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Rewarding Good Choices

I think I touched on this briefly before in Five ways to enrich your dog’s life, where I mentioned teaching your dog to lie down on the floor instead of counter surfing. The principle behind it is instead of asking your dog for a behaviour and then rewarding them when they do it, you need to catch your dog choosing to do something without being asked, and rewarding them for making good choices. A lot of dog training is simply

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