Category Archives: Multiple dogs

When Management Succeeds

“Management fails.” Have you heard this saying? Did you understand completely what the person meant? I’m going to explain it in some detail for those who aren’t familiar with the terminology or concept, then tell my own management story. Management … Continue reading

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The Right Word: Reducing Errors in Verbal Cue Discrimination

I’m an auditory person. I grew up in a whole family of musicians. I love language and sound and music of all sorts. For the first half of my life I lived almost exclusively in the company of musicians, and … Continue reading

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A Secret for Training Two Dogs

I think this is as close as I’ll ever come to a “how-to” blog. Here is my usual disclaimer: I am not a professional trainer and I have trained only my own dogs. But there is a secret to training … Continue reading

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