training principles

Why We Reward Choice Instead of Using Force

Why We Reward Choice Instead of Using Force

There's a common thing that you see with some novice dog trainers and also a certain kind of experienced person...

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What Do You Value?

What Do You Value?

If you haven't ever made a Wordle, it's a neat way to visualize text...

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When You're a Dog, Context Is Everything

When You're a Dog, Context Is Everything

One of the most common statements we hear from training clients...

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No, Your Dog's Not Dominant

No, Your Dog's Not Dominant

Due to some popular TV trainers, the idea of dominance has taken on...

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Catch Your Dog Making Good Choices

Catch Your Dog Making Good Choices

When I first started training dogs, I worked from a mindset that was...

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