New year, new things to do – or write about – in my case. This blog has always been ALMOST strictly about training the difficult breeds, and it still is, because there are still some who don’t believe that certain breeds are easier to train. But life is much more than just training, and in… Read More What Is Right For Your Dog?
Even though I have been teaching dog training to people since 2003, and training my own dogs since 1999, I still learn stuff about dogs and training them everyday. Since our Kuvasz Ira came to live with us in 2016, we have been very busy with him and he has really been a handful. I… Read More Things I Learned That Helped Me Train My “Difficult” Dog
A peaceful camping trip in any season is a wonderful activity. It’s something that many people wait for months to do because of the weather or to get time off from work. Your dog is a family member and so you may want to include him dog in regular camping trips. Unfortunately, barking in camp… Read More Stop Your Dog From Barking In Camp
Emotional control can be difficult for us humans. Emotions are contagious and quick to arise. When you see someone arguing or fighting, you most often either want to hide or feel like joining in the fight. The adrenaline rush can be almost overpowering. This may be something like what your dog experiences when he sees… Read More Changing A Dog’s Reactivity By Controlling Yours
Ira our 16 month old Kuvasz is having an especially destructive and annoying teenage dog phase. I have raised a female Kuvasz, my dog AJ, before but I don’t remember this much difficulty. Maybe I forget! Sometimes it actually seems like he has forgotten all that I have been teaching him for the last year.… Read More What To Do When The Training Isn’t Working