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Dog Aggression Issues

Dog Aggression Issues

To any rescue that follows us or anyone that owns a challenging dog, this is a MUST READ!  I want to share something that we go over with clients all the time. We start today with heavy hearts.  As dog trainers, you can only imagine the networking with other dog...
Liberated by Intensive Dog Training

Liberated by Intensive Dog Training

We would love to share this blog by a client our good friend’s Curtis and Meredith Crag of The Calm K9 in Tennessee. We could not argue the case for balanced dog training any better. Curtis and Meredith changed Leah’s and her dog Bruiser’s life forever. We always tell...

Addressing Your Dog’s Fear

BTK9T Tip: Is your dog afraid of EVERYTHING? Some dogs show their fear by some form of aggression and many of us have seen dogs that run and hide from everything. All of this can be from a bad background where the dog experienced negative things or it could be...

Aggression Is Not The Issue!

How many times have we walked down the street and noticed someones dog – whether it was in a yard or someone walking past with their dog, and that dog lunges, snaps or barks in a menacing way? Most say, “Oh! That’s an aggressive dog!” Or how many times have we...

We Are Our Dog’s Keeper!

BTK9T Tip: Great dog trainer and friend, Dave Caramico with Empowered K9 Training in Arizona brings up a good point recently. Your dog needs a leader! Think about it…you are the leader or “Alpha” the moment you rescue a dog or buy a puppy. It’s so sad that so...
Thresholds

Thresholds

Threshold training is almost just as important as place or crate training. If you let your dog barge out of the crate instead of waiting and coming out on cue or you let him go through a door ahead of you, he has learned he can do whatever he wants. Also, your dog...