Category Archives: Success

Positive Reinforcement Dog Training, What & Why

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Positive reinforcement dog training is basically teaching behaviors using a reward system as opposed to employing force and physical correction. This method is much more than a cultural movement of the times. It’s based on science and the study of animal behavior and learning theory which has come to the forefront these past decades.

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Training Your Dog to Come When Called

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I often hear the complaint that a dog doesn’t come when off the lead. The familiar story often goes like this: “He comes just fine in the house, especially if I have a treat, but outdoors he completely ignores me as if I weren’t there.”  

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Food For Thought: Training Treats… What, When, and Why

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There is no hard, fast rule on the use of training treats other than to USE THEM. Hopefully by now, most dog owners recognize the benefits of reward based training. It is not just because your dog will learn quicker.

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