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by Kathy Sdao
Much of modern dog training has evolved from older methods laden with physical coercion. Though the dog-training profession has made enormous strides in improving methodology over the past two decades, remnants of that dominance-based paradigm are still common. From the hackneyed advice that owners should be "alpha in their pack," to the emphasis on leadership, to the ubiquity of "Nothing in Life is Free" (NILIF) protocols, the concept of hierarchy is integral to many trainers. Though this framework can sometimes lead to helpful training procedures, the explanations often go beyond a straightforward scientific perspective by integrating superfluous concepts such as rank and deprivation. This DVD presentation from Kathy Sdao offers an alternative framework that provides a more equitable approach to effective training.
by Emily Larlham DVD- 5 disc set plus 1 CD-Rom with handouts If you are new to training or feel like your training could use some spicing up, this DVD...
by Pamela Johnson This program focuses on keeping your dog safe when faced with rattlesnakes. However, all the games and training techniques can be used to keep your dog safe...
by Julie Flanery Ready to move into teaching more difficult or complex tricks or performance sport behaviors? Do you want to move beyond reliance on lure-reward training techniques? With this...