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Human Centered Dog Training

Michael Baugh CDBC CPDT-KSA Yes, good dog training is mostly about teaching the human. And, there’s absolutely no shame in that. All the stuff our dogs do, their behavior, is largely influenced by their external environment. Some would say behavior … Continue reading

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Positive Thinking – Positive Training

Michael Baugh CDBC CPDT-KSA You know the look they give us. They cock their head and flash those weary eyes. It’s as if they are saying, “For God’s sake human what are you thinking?” It’s the way our dog, Stewie, … Continue reading

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Is Love Enough?

Michael Baugh CDBC, CPDT-KSA For those of us who know dogs, really know them, the love comes easily.  And for those involved in the hard and difficult work of rescue and sheltering, there is no shortage of love.  It’s what … Continue reading

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Touch Me Not

Michael Baugh CPDT-KSA, CDBC It’s one of the most uncomfortable things for us trainers to say to a client.  I am always looking for the kindest and most tactful way to say it.  “I don’t think your dog really enjoys … Continue reading

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A Tad Improved

Micahel Baugh CPDT-KSA, CDBC Change is sometimes subtle, even imperceptible.  There was a time when Tad was labeled “aggressive,” barking, and lunging at people he didn’t know.  Tad had bitten, for humans the worst offense a dog can commit.  Hope … Continue reading

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Good Days and Tad Days

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC Seriously, most of my days are good days.  My best days are Tad days. It takes me a little more than an hour to get to the clinic where Tiffany and Tad work. On the way … Continue reading

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In Tad We Trust

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC I get to see Tad again tomorrow, and the anticipation has had me thinking about the brilliant truth of teaching and learning. Given the right set of circumstances, a learner will tend toward making the right … Continue reading

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Keeping Tabs on Tad

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC I like to stay in close contact with my clients.  This is especially true for cases which involve bites, or even lunging and barking.  With my newest clients, Tiffany and her dog Tad, I’m using an … Continue reading

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Meeting Tad

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA, CDBC I love a good story of redemption.  That’s probably why I’m drawn to dogs we commonly call fearful or aggressive.  They’re the barkers and growlers and lungers and biters.  They walk a hard path and are … Continue reading

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Helping a Fearful Dog

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC (from All Things Dog blog) Dear Michael: My wife and I have a very sweet, intelligent, food-loving, 2 year old female Rough Collie.  She is great on a leash, eager to please, and generally very good in … Continue reading

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