Tag Archives: positive reinforcement

Working Wage for Dogs?

Some people are reluctant to give their dogs rewards whilst feeding them all sort of rubbish for doing nothing. Some believe dogs should have nothing besides their meals – and always in bowls. Some lavish food on their dogs all the … Continue reading

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The Bubble

“Don’t run about because it makes Alfie excited.” “Don’t wave your arms because it makes it makes Alfie jump up.” “Don’t chase Alfie when he’s got one of your toys.” “Don’t fuss Alfie when he’s in his bed. Don’t go near Alfie while … Continue reading

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So Your Dog Ignores You?

I got to thinking just how simple it should be to have a cooperative dog, so why do our dogs so often ignore us? The other day, as I watched one of my clients call her dog and as he … Continue reading

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