The Four Steps To Training a New Skill

The Four Steps To Training a New Skill

The Training Steps We will refer to the training steps as steps 1 through 4  Step One First, we have to get the behavior so we can reinforce it. This is the stage where the dog learns the behavior. There are several methods to get behavior. You will use the most...
Get Coaching Now! What is On Task Skill Coaching?

Get Coaching Now! What is On Task Skill Coaching?

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...
The Proper use of Food In Dog Training!

The Proper use of Food In Dog Training!

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...