Category: Casey’s Training Articles/Blog

If all your friends’ dogs jumped off a bridge…

Would you? The alternative title for this blog entry would have been, “Toddler receives life sentence for having an accident in his big boy skivvies.” It is easy for even the casual observer to note that dogs punish each other

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Playing the devil’s advocate to prevent resource guarding

Behavior problems are always easier to prevent than to fix once they are already occurring. Behaviors which have a long reinforcement history (the dog has been “getting away with it” for a long time) are harder to treat than those

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Building a great relationship – between your dog and your vacuum cleaner (Part II)

In another recent entry on the Rewarding Behaviors blog, I discussed how you can use classical conditioning to help your dog conquer his fear of the vacuum cleaner. In the same entry, I promised a follow up detailing some steps

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