The Truth About Positive Reinforcement Training

The Truth About Positive Reinforcement Training

By: Lore I, Haug, DVM, MS, DACVB,

Petiquette With Jim Burwell: Puppy Biting – What Not to Do…And Why

Help your puppy succeed! Learn about their “biting” behavior and how to handle this normal activity.

Petiquette With Jim Burwell: Dealing With Dog Aggression While Walking on a Leash

Over the years many clients have initially come to me because of dog aggression when walking on a leash. Interestingly, many of these dogs were not, in fact, aggressive – their behavior was simply a result of the dog perceiving the owner’s anxiety. The first step in curbing any negative behavior in dogs is dog training, and lots of it.

Petiquette With Jim Burwell: Training Your Dog To Sit

You can train your dog to sit relatively easily. The sit command is one of the best commands to master with your dog as it can be used to solve a lot of minor behavior issues with your dog. If your dog is trained to give you a sit, when he is sitting he is then unable to do inappropriate behaviors such as jumping.