Tag Archives: Leadership in dog training

The Truth About Humping

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA CDBC Lots of dogs hump.  For people who live with those dogs, it can be embarrassing and upsetting.  We humans aren’t comfortable talking about things related to sex, especially when our beloved dogs are being indiscreet in … Continue reading

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Safe Departures for Separation Anxiety

(from All Things Dog Blog – Ask the Dog Trainer) Dear Trainer: We adopted our 10 year old Bichon 3 years ago, when his elderly owner became disabled. He settled in with us just fine immediately and became very attached … Continue reading

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Training Your Adopted Dog

Michael Baugh, CPDT-KA, CDBC HOUSTON – Training a dog from a shelter or rescue group isn’t all that different than training any other dog. What might be different is the individual dog’s learning history and life experience. Keep in mind, … Continue reading

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Position Statement on Training

I remember trying to trim Juno’s nails.  She was struggling, and unsure about what was happening.  I was following the rules I’d learned in my introductory dog training class.  When she resisted I rolled her on her side and growled.  … Continue reading

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