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Are you living with a land shark? When you give your dog a treat does he take a finger with it? There are several reasons dogs take treats too hard; they haven’t been taught not to, they are overly aroused or anxious, or you are simply holding ...

Teaching a dog to be successful when left alone (Part 1) Once upon a time, dogs spent their days outside as their people went to work (many times they were actually working side-by-side with their people on farms, ranches, etc.). These days, ...

When I bring this subject up with most dog owners, their mind immediately goes to their dog’s relationship with other dogs. Often they respond: “we have another dog at home, so do I need to socialize him?” or “We’re ...

I talk a lot about socialization with young puppies both in my seminar Understanding Your New Puppy, and in Puppy Kindergarten class. But even after laying a firm foundation in early puppyhood socialization is an ongoing process, as Karl ...