Follow up from your private and/or group training that will help support greater understanding of the foundation discussed in The Six Pillars of Dog Training Wisdom and guide you in training your dog to develop into better pets and working dogs. Updates happen now and then, so bookmark and check back if interested.
CALMING SIGNALS, THE LANGUAGE OF DOGS
Calming Signals Booklet Online – worthy of reading and re-reading to help you learn how to understand dog body language better.
Another good resource for understanding dog body language – AKC (American Kennel Club) Site
CLICKER TRAINING EXAMPLES
(many more available produced by others if you search online — learn to recognize what best help you learn the value of clicker training)
The Bosco Videos I & 2
Bosco Part I – Introducing Clicker Training
Bosco Part II – Teaching Down with Distractions
TOUCH/Go. Cannot emphasize how important TOUCH as a recall cue is to the increased reliability of a dog in more challenging situations, on or off leash.
Cooper “touch/go”. Demonstrating coaching clients to train their young service dog puppy in a very challenging and distracting environment. Cooper rocked it.
How to Make a Kong
Euroleash — Here at A Better Pet we carry leather euroleashes (6ft) and new in 2020, vegan euroleashes (7 ft.) long. Here’s a demo of some of the many ways to use a euroleash: