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tag: Positive Reinforcement Dog Training

6 Tips for Teaching Your Dog to Stop Begging

Does your dog sit by the table and whimper at dinner time? Does she stare at you adamantly while you are eating dinner? Do you believe that feeding him some of your food from the table is a way of exp…

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Do Dogs Enjoy Working For a Living?

When I take my dogs on walks, people often praise them for their good behavior. My usual response, "They are very well paid." The people chuckle, but it's very true. I reward my dogs well with high va…

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Why Do Dogs Yawn? (with video)

This might seem like a silly question. It's easy to assume that dogs yawn for the same reasons we yawn... they are either tired, bored, or are trying to take in more oxygen. However, that is often not…

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Can Fun Inspire Good Habits? (with Cool Video)

By Lisa Spector, Canine Music Expert, Juilliard Graduate, and co-creator of Through a Dog’s Ear. Because I am a concert pianist, the delightful video below has arrived in my inbox dozens of tim…

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Shelter Dogs Play Poker for a Cause

By Lisa Spector, Canine Music Expert, Juilliard Graduate, and co-creator of Through a Dog’s Ear. As both a supporter of positive reinforcement dog training and someone who improves the lives of s…

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