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Pet Training Tips: Use Rewards for Positive Reinforcement

Pet training strategies – more specifically, dog training strategies – have changed over the past few years, in response to a more comprehensive understanding of canine psychology and behavior. Gone are the days when effective dog trainers forced an animal’s compliance using heavy-handed tactics or dominance-based approaches. Today we know that the successful basis for …

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Fireworks

While you celebrate your independence, remember these tips to keep your dog safely confined for the fireworks. Sean Knudsen, Trainer Innovative K9 Academy   My girl, Kimora, is a border collie German shepherd mix. She is one of the sweetest and most well-trained dogs in the state of Utah. She is fabulous. I can heel …

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