Dog Training

Indoor Training Games and Brain Games for Dogs


During Mr. N’s therapy work, we play a lot of “games” with the kids at the shelter. A lot of these games utilize the same foundation skills (targeting, fetching, scentwork etc) so once your dog

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Teaching Canine Rear End Awareness


Welcome to November’s Positive Pet Training Blog Hop. This month’s theme is rear end awareness but any positive reinforcement training posts are always welcome in the hop.  Many dogs don’t realize they have rear legs

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Shaping and Clicker Training with a Box


October’s  Positive Pet Training Blog Hop theme (co-hosted with Cascadian Nomads and Dachshund Nola) is Positive Training Fun with a Box! 101 things to do with a box is a clicker and shaping game where you treat the dog for any

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FitDog Friday #47 – Shaping with a Box


You discover many things when you train late at night. Like the fact that when Mr. N sits or steps on bubble wrap, it doesn’t pop. Why was he sitting on bubble wrap at midnight?&nbs

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Service Dog Training at Canine Companions for Independence (Q & A)


This month, the Positive Pet Training Blog Hop (hosted by Cascadian Nomads, Dachshund Nola and Tenacious Little Terrier) is celebrating International Assistance Dog Week. Canine Companions for Independence (they train service dogs, skilled companion dogs, facility dogs

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dog training tool clicker

My Favorite Dog Training Tools


Welcome to the fifth Positive Pet Training Hop that I’m co-hosting along with Cascadian Nomads and Dachshund Nola. This month’s theme is favorite dog training tools so I’m sharing some of my favorites. Clicker: Starmark

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K9Kamp Around the Kampfire Blog Hop: Hide and Seek


At the beginning of K9 Kamp, I declared my intention of having Mr. N find my keys for the “hide and seek” theme. Well we kind of got caught up with other flashy tricks lik

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Hodgepodge News


Onyxx’s Class: I forgot to give an update on Onyxx’s class last week so here it is. The kidsĀ + aggressive dog didn’t show. Not sure if they dropped out or if they just missed but

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