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August 17, 2020
Is Your Dog Socializing Right?

How Should Your Dog Be Socializing? Socializing is interacting or playing with other dogs. WRONG. Socializing is actually having your dog calm and relaxed around other dogs without the need to interact or display any type of negative behaviour. It is also when your dog can listen to your every command in a variety of different […]

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July 27, 2020
Is Positive Reinforcement Effective?

Positive Reinforcement Does Not Stop Bad Behaviour This is a very big topic and likely a controversial one for those who do not understand the term “punishment” or how to properly apply it. Punishment is a part of all animal learning period!! Yet so many are trying to get around this and continue to fail. We […]

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July 10, 2020
Bad Behaviour Does Not Disappear On Its Own

It’s Time To Act Now Behavior doesn’t go away with procrastination it just takes longer to correct which means more money and time …. There are so many benefits to training your dog. An example would be establishing a proper communication system and building a relationship. Without communication, what do you really have? Being able […]

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July 6, 2020
Quit Being Led By Your Dog

Does your dog walk up and rub against you or nudge your hand. Is your reaction to pet him? Without even realizing it, your dog is now learning to lead you. A dog that is unruly in the home could start from simple mistakes that we make without even realizing that we are doing it. […]

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June 26, 2020
Are You Choosing The Right Dog Park?

What to look out for in Dog Parks: Dog parks are an uncontrolled gamble in our opinion. There is absolutely zero management and is a free-for-all for dogs to run wild without any rules. Furthermore, there are very few owners that have knowledge of dog behaviour and body language to prevent fights before they happen. […]

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June 18, 2020
Environmental Exposure Is So Important And Often Overlooked

Ensuring a good environment for your dog If you don’t allow your dog lots of time in a variety of different environments all sorts of issues can arise later on depending on the dog. If you live in a rural area for the first year or two of the dog's life and then move to […]

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May 28, 2020
Motivation, Timing and Consistency.

Motivation, Timing, & Consistency. This is how all dogs learn. Motivation: Finding the right motivation for each individual dog to stop a behaviour or teach a behaviour. Different types of rewards will work better for different types of dogs. Different types of punishers will be more effective for different types of dogs. Timing: The timing […]

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April 27, 2020
Give Your Dog The Time To Adjust To A New Lifestyle

Give Your Dog Time To Adjust To A New Lifestyle There is a reason we do a MINIMUM of 4 weeks when it comes to behavioural issues. Dogs need time to adjust to the new lifestyle we create. They also are being reprogrammed. How is it realistic to say 4 weeks is a long time away from […]

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April 20, 2020
How Long Does It Take To Train Your Dog?

Importance of Dog Training for Behaviour Modification If you are struggling with any behavior modification such as reactivity, anxiety, insecurity, any form of aggression, etc. you are in for a journey, even after professional training. The success of all of these issues first comes from our Dog training classes- teaching the necessary skills, and changing […]

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April 2, 2020
COVID-19 iTrainK9 : What You Need To Know

Our clients, employees, and communities remain our top priority  This situation continues to change rapidly. As an organization, we are doing our best to adapt to how we work while protecting the safety of our clients and staff so that we can continue to serve our valued clients. In order to do this, we continue […]

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