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by UnconventionalLove
Tue Apr 01, 2014 11:30 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: whining - excited/dominant dog
Replies: 19
Views: 1964

Re: whining - excited/dominant dog

Humping is not status-related. http://www.dogster.com/lifestyle/dog-behavior-training-5-reasons-hump-other-dogs" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Some more good reads: http://www.gooddog.co.uk/avsab-dominance-theory-in-behavior-modification-of-animalsdoc.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.h...
by UnconventionalLove
Sat Feb 22, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Discussion topic: The use of training aids
Replies: 9
Views: 760

Re: Discussion topic: The use of training aids

If people all over the world are teaching their dogs without using pain, force, fear, intimidation, or discomfort, then there is no justification for it. It it lack of knowledge and skill. http://dogslifetraining.net/whatever-works-why-you-never-need-to-use-pain-force-or-fear-to-train-your-dog/387/"...
by UnconventionalLove
Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:39 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: need help...DESPERATE!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 505

Re: need help...DESPERATE!!!

It's important to note that if your dog truly does have separation anxiety, crating can intensify the anxiety and make things worse. Try "Don't leave me" by Nicole Wilde and "I'll be home soon" by Patricia McConnell.
by UnconventionalLove
Sun Oct 13, 2013 11:00 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: New dog and obsessive toy behavior
Replies: 21
Views: 861

Re: New dog and obsessive toy behavior

"I ordered the book "mine" and in a few weeks I'm eating with the trainer here in our home to help with this problem. " That's exactly what I was going to suggest! Just make sure you get a force-free trainer that is up do date on science and won't make it worse by using punishmen...
by UnconventionalLove
Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Introduction to Clicker Training
Replies: 1
Views: 343

Introduction to Clicker Training

Introduction to Clicker Training Kelsie Wimsett Article w pics here: http://dogslifetraining.net/introduction-to-clicker-training/583/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Whether or not you've heard of clicker training, you've seen the results in action. Animals in movies, TV shows, whale...
by UnconventionalLove
Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:47 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: socializing my puppy
Replies: 8
Views: 404

Re: socializing my puppy

Great checklst: http://www.discdoggin.com/DrYinPupSocializationList.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; “The risk of a dog dying because of infection with distemper or parvo disease is far less than the much higher risk of a dog dying (euthanasia) because of a behavior problem.” -Robe...
by UnconventionalLove
Wed Jul 31, 2013 11:26 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Seeking help for Simone
Replies: 8
Views: 523

Re: Seeking help for Simone

by UnconventionalLove
Sun Jun 02, 2013 6:10 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: How do you deal with OMG OMG OMG IT'S ANOTHER DOG!!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 394

Re: How do you deal with OMG OMG OMG IT'S ANOTHER DOG!!!!!

These are good resorces about dog tolerance levels" http://www.badrap.org/node/97" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://www.badrap.org/node/96" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; http://www.badrap.org/node/98" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I would high...
by UnconventionalLove
Sun May 26, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: I Need Training Advice
Replies: 5
Views: 422

Re: I Need Training Advice

Sit from down is a whole new concept to dogs. They tend to give you that look like "Huh?" lol. When you get her into the down position, use the treat to lure her back up into the sit. Once she gets used to sitting, down, sitting, down, sitting it will become easier for her and she'll have ...
by UnconventionalLove
Sun May 12, 2013 1:48 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Tips/Ideas for teaching a new trick?
Replies: 7
Views: 437

Re: Tips/Ideas for teaching a new trick?

Once you get the lay on the side behavior you might be able to tickle his feets to get him to move them at first to capture that :fire:

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