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Would You Invite Your Best Friend To a Restaurant With Cusine They Don’t Like?

Would You Invite Your Best Friend To a Restaurant With Cusine They Don’t Like?

Running With Your Dog
Doogie and I walk together every day and run every other day. Doogie only ever runs 6 miles on roads, and then she goes home to snuffle mats and frozen Kongs while I clock up more miles. Doogie often prefers to walk. But whether we choose to walk or run, the focus is always on...
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How is Your Email Etiquette?

How is Your Email Etiquette?

Grow your business
Receiving and responding to email is a large part of a business owners’ role. Even though we are Dog Trainers, Pet Care Providers, Groomers, we still have a responsibility to communicate professionally which means it is effective and easily understood. Using proper email etiquette will ensure you are not offending others or being rude and...
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The Power of Public Relations

The Power of Public Relations

Mentoring
The Power of Public Relations and  The Difference Between and The Individual Value of News Releases, Editorials and Advertorials It takes hard work to accomplish anything in life and the same can be said for becoming competent at managing a business. You cannot learn to drive a car, dance, or earn a professional certification without...
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The Skill of Asking Good Questions!

The Skill of Asking Good Questions!

Dog Trainers
Open, Closed, Probing, Clarity & Relevance?  The Skill of Asking Good Questions! Good questioning skills are a building block of successful communication with clients. When we first meet clients and are conducting our intake procedure, questions are one of our best tools for establishing what is happening, when and how, and what the client would...
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Microaggressions for Identification and Educational Purposes!

Microaggressions for Identification and Educational Purposes!

Mentoring
The Topic of Microaggressions for Identification and Educational Purposes! Introduction To some degree we are all products of cultural conditioning that instills within us biases and prejudices that can impregnate our behavior towards others. The term and concept microaggressions was first identified and termed in the 1970’s by Chester M. Pierce. The term refers to...
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TYPE – DELETE – RESET

TYPE – DELETE – RESET

Mentoring
TYPE – DELETE – RESET. MANAGE YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACTIVITY. YOUR FRIENDSHIPS, BUSINESS AND MENTAL HEALTH DESERVE IT! I spend about an hour each day, broken down into short time periods, on social media. Most of my postings are on Facebook and Twitter as I prefer these two platforms.  Many of my business posts are...
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The Training Environment & Does The Concept of Group Training Fall Flat?

The Training Environment & Does The Concept of Group Training Fall Flat?

Mentoring
Ramblings from Niki Tudge Any training environment has the potential to exert pressure on students, and this can also manifest itself as stress. There are three key types of stress typically found in the training environment: unintended, intended and environmental. Unintended stress can be defined as stress that is not purposely placed on the trainee....
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Dear Veterinarians Please Be Careful Who You Refer Your Clients Too

Dear Veterinarians Please Be Careful Who You Refer Your Clients Too

Industry Oversight
 Written by Niki Tudge Dear Veterinarian,   There are numerous professional organizations that offer membership and credentials in the field of animal training and behavior. Few, however, hold their members to a strict code of conduct which involves the application of their trade through scientific protocols and the objective to cause no harm. Unfortunately, the...
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DogNostics Education Joins Pet Industry Advocacy International.  

DogNostics Education Joins Pet Industry Advocacy International.  

Grow your business Industry Oversight
DogNostics Education Announces Membership with Pet Industry Advocacy International.   See full release here  DogNostics is proud to join a coalition of organizations standing up for Ethics, Transparency, Consumer Protection, and Professional Competency.  Inverness, FL – April 20, 2022 – The Founders of DogNostics Education announce they have applied and been approved to join Pet...
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Fostering is Good For the Soul

Fostering is Good For the Soul

Pet Owners
There are so many benefits to fostering a pet and not just for the pet but also for the rescue organization and for yourself.  For over 20 years I fostered pets in my home and supported rescues with other help; each time the experience brought unique moments of joy for me. Yes, it’s not always...
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Get Coaching Now! What is On Task Skill Coaching?

Get Coaching Now! What is On Task Skill Coaching?

Ponderings
As pet industry professionals, we need to ask ourselves if we can relate to one or more of the following problems within our businesses: Difficulty in converting prospects to customers. Private training clients who start out “gung ho” and then fall off the program prior to achieving their goals. Pet care clients who disregard our...
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Running With Your Bestie!

Running With Your Bestie!

Running With Your Dog
The first time I ran with my dog, Dobie, in 2000, I envisioned the perfect excursion. I had been a serious runner since 1996, but having lived overseas for many years, had never even owned a dog, let alone run with one. After a company transfer to the beautiful island of Hawaii, I decided now...
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Twenty Tips to Help You Take the Strain Out of the Leash!

Twenty Tips to Help You Take the Strain Out of the Leash!

Pet Owners
Do you have a dog that pulls you along like a steam train pulling freight? If so, walks are probably pretty miserable for both of you. Walking nicely is a life skill that when missing can significantly and negatively impact the relationship you share with your dog and may result in fewer walks, less exercise...
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Does Matching Law Affect How We Train Skills?

Does Matching Law Affect How We Train Skills?

Dog Trainers
Much of what we do in everyday life is all about choices. At any given moment we can work, or we can do something more pleasurable, let’s say take our dogs for a walk. We can choose to do some work or train our dogs. We could then go to the beach or go to...
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The Proper use of Food In Dog Training!

The Proper use of Food In Dog Training!

Mentoring
Why should I use food when training my dog?  Surely if I ask my dog to do something he should just do it? Dogs are thinking, feeling, intelligent creatures.  Though they are not little people in fur suits, like us they will do things that are fun and rewarding and avoid things that are not....
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