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My Dog Refuses Food Away From Home!

Don’t panic. This is a common problem and it often has a pretty clear path to a solution. Most important: if your dog sometimes refuses food, you can still use positive reinforcement based training. It is not a dealbreaker! I … Continue reading

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When is it OK for Your Dog to Pull on Leash?

Is there actually a situation in which it’s OK for your dog to pull on leash? Oh, yes. For fearful and reactive dogs there are at least two! One is when you are practicing desensitization/counterconditioning with your dog in public and can’t ask her … Continue reading

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Posted in Classical conditioning, Desensitization and Counterconditioning, Dog Training, Fear, Operant conditioning, Reactivity | Tagged , , , | 31 Comments