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The Power of a Great Dog Harness

Christine Durrant

One of the key advantages of using a front clip harness is that it gently turns the dog when they pull on leash. Mind you, some front clip dog harnesses...

The Power of a Great Dog Harness

Christine Durrant

One of the key advantages of using a front clip harness is that it gently turns the dog when they pull on leash. Mind you, some front clip dog harnesses...

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Teaching Your Barking Dog "Quiet"

Christine Durrant

Excessive barking can be distressing for both you and your pet, as well as your neighbors.  I have good news! You can teach your dog to be quiet on cue. It's important...

Teaching Your Barking Dog "Quiet"

Christine Durrant

Excessive barking can be distressing for both you and your pet, as well as your neighbors.  I have good news! You can teach your dog to be quiet on cue. It's important...

How to Help Your Fearful Dog

How to Help Your Fearful Dog

Christine Durrant

Transforming Fear into Hope: A Guide to Counter Conditioning and Desensitization for Fearful Dogs Fear is a common emotion among dogs, just as it is with humans. However, for some...

How to Help Your Fearful Dog

Christine Durrant

Transforming Fear into Hope: A Guide to Counter Conditioning and Desensitization for Fearful Dogs Fear is a common emotion among dogs, just as it is with humans. However, for some...

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Teaching Touch Hand Targeting to Your Dog

Christine Durrant

Touch is a wonderful tool for all dogs, especially fearful and/or reactive dogs. This technique involves teaching your dog to touch their nose to your hand on cue, which can...

Teaching Touch Hand Targeting to Your Dog

Christine Durrant

Touch is a wonderful tool for all dogs, especially fearful and/or reactive dogs. This technique involves teaching your dog to touch their nose to your hand on cue, which can...

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Teaching Your Dog Drop, Take & Toy Manners

Christine Durrant

Teaching your dog to drop it, take it, and have good manners with toys will serve you both very well.  These skills are helpful for promoting good behavior with objects (food,...

Teaching Your Dog Drop, Take & Toy Manners

Christine Durrant

Teaching your dog to drop it, take it, and have good manners with toys will serve you both very well.  These skills are helpful for promoting good behavior with objects (food,...

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Using Hand Signals in Dog Training

Christine Durrant

Using hand signals while training your dog is a great way to enhance communication and improve training results. Dogs are highly visual animals and rely on body language to understand...

Using Hand Signals in Dog Training

Christine Durrant

Using hand signals while training your dog is a great way to enhance communication and improve training results. Dogs are highly visual animals and rely on body language to understand...