Distraction

Celeste Patten on August 1st, 2016

The thing about dog training is that sometimes it’s you and your dog in a room, learning to spin or some other discrete behavior; you have everything you need and all the time to work out the plan and make adjustments. Other times, it’s you and your dog taking what the world hands you. You […]

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Celeste Patten on June 2nd, 2016

A reliable recall is one of the most requested behaviors in my private lessons.  I agree that it is important and can even be lifesaving.  I find recall training is based on two things:  A solid reinforcement history, and good relationship building.  A solid history of reinforcement is established over time.  Lots of time.  Don’t […]

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