“Backwards” Recall Game

Perfect for Hot Days! Good training comes in very small pieces.  Sometimes, a training exercise seems “backwards” in that you reinforce (reward) the opposite of the behavior you want.  But there’s a reason for the “backward” nature of training exercises like this. Voluntary Behaviors are the Best It’s great when dogs do what you ask; […]


We all want our dogs and cats to enjoy the excitement and joy of Halloween with us!  But can they?  Yes, if we set things up so that they can enjoy our celebrations in their own way. Halloween is frightful This month, Halloween commands a lot of attention.  How does your dog respond to all […]