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Seeing it From Your Dog’s Point of View

Michael Baugh CDBC CPDT-KSA Phenomenology is one of my favorite geek words. It’s the study of subjective experiences, how another individual perceives the world from his or her point of view. It’s also the philosophical study of other being’s awareness … Continue reading

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Mindful Dog Training – Showing Up

Michael Baugh CDBC, CPDT-KSA I once wrote that I fell in love with my dog, Juno, while we were practicing “stay.” We were across the room from each other at a busy training class. She was a good 20-feet away, but we … Continue reading

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How Physical Therapy Helped me Better Understand Dog Training

Michael Baugh CDBC CPDT-KSA They call it an impingement, and as rotator cuff injuries go it’s not one of the bad ones. That information by itself inspires the deepest respect for my fellow middle aged weekend warriors who have serious shoulder injuries. I … Continue reading

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Food is not a Four Letter Word

Michael Baugh CPDT-KSA, CDBC The question isn’t whether or not you can train your dog with food.  That’s pretty much a no-brainer.  Author and long-time animal trainer Dr. Grey Stafford put it best.  “If you’ve ever fed your dog, you’ve … Continue reading

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Look and Listen

MICHAEL BAUGH CPDT-KA, CDBC HOUSTON – A lot of people think their dog has selective hearing when it comes to basic obedience cues, especially coming when called.  No matter how many times they call their dog, it seems he’s just … Continue reading

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Learning is a Click Away

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC It’s not rocket science but, sure enough, it’s science.  That may be the coolest thing about clicker training.   There’s hard core science behind it.  Okay maybe that’s the second coolest thing.  Number one is how … Continue reading

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