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Agility class 2016

Agility class graduation was Wed night and I was so impressed with everyone . It was great to see you and your dogs do so well. As you know I believe in positive reinforcement and not just for dog training. It’s very rewarding for ME too!   I’ve met many of you in my Puppy class. […]

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Aversive Training – and why I don’t do it!

This is an excellent article that clearly demonstrates through research what we R+ (positive reinforcement) trainers have known for a long time.   Using force to get behaviour or applying punishment to get rid of inappropriate behaviours has a real impact on your relationship with your dog. Aversive training does not help the dog to […]

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