Monthly Archives: May 2016

6 Common Dog Training Errors

Some of my most popular posts are about common training errors. It seems that I have an infinite supply, and I’m willing to use myself as a naughty example. New errors keep popping into my consciousness (and my training) all the time. In … Continue reading

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A Gift from My Mother and the Pillbugs

My mother had Alzheimer’s. She passed away in 2012. I was a loved and indulged child and my mother and I were very close. I had the usual adolescent fallings out, and a rather less usual falling out when I was … Continue reading

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Fear, Predation, and Resource Guarding

A couple of weeks ago I published a post: “Body Language Study: Fear and What Else?”. It featured the short video clip embedded below. (You can watch the video now if you didn’t already.) In the post I solicited comments about … Continue reading

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