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Your Emotional Needs Should Not Override Your Dogs Instinctive Needs

Hyper-arousal and anxiety
When dogs have no defined consistent rules and boundaries, have no understanding of respecting perso...
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The Avoidance Of (administering) Discomfort

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Applying discomfort, why is it considered such an evil concept by positive only and force free extre...
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The Leadership Void

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No social group can survive without some form of leadership. Without leadership we have chaos. Try a...
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The Importance Of Consistent Behavioural Boundaries

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We teach young children behavioural boundaries, such as respecting others personal and social space,...
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Do You Have A Healthy Bond With Your Dog?

motheringdog Are you developing an overly dependent relationship with your dog?
Having a strong healthy bond with your dog does not equate to creating an overly dependent and obses...
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Do animals fear death?

prey Is the mouse running due to a fear of death? Or is it just instinctively triggered to run due to the chase?
Do prey run from predators due to a fear of dying (survival instinct), or does being chased just tri...
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The Importance Of Controlling Personal Space

personalspace Mr Biden is a person that doesn't respect other peoples personal space
Understanding how our emotional energy paired with body language influences our relationship with ou...
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But People Are Not Dogs

resource Resource guarding its owner
So many dog owners view when their dog assertively invades their personal space demanding their undi...
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Ecollar, the least invasive training tool available

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Standard tools like halters, no-pull harnesses, slip collars, correction chains, prong collars, all ...
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Are You Really Stopping Unwanted Behaviours?

Consequences A predictable unpleasant consequence overrides behaviour
I had a conversation with a dog owner that raised her dog by purely positive methods. During that co...
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