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Nov. 30, 2022

Ep 177 The Sticking Point

This week we'll talk about where you may be getting stuck. You're trying to help the dog be Calm, Comfortable, and Cooperative(the 3C's) but it doesn't seem to be wrking the way that you hoped. You could be making a …

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Oct. 25, 2022

Ep176 The Stern "No"

A little word like "No" can bring up such strong feelings. This week I want us to step away from our feelings and have an objective conversation about what it means to use a stern "No". Find the podcast on …

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Oct. 18, 2022

175 Is Patience Enough?

Episode 175 Is Patience Enough? Are you really patient with the dogs? Gentle, loving, and patient and still aren't seeing results? There are a couple of mistakes that you could be making. Find out more this week! An Example Of …

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Oct. 4, 2022

Ep174 Using Distractions

Will using distractions make grooming easier or make grooming harder? What kinds of distractions could we use? Find out this week. Find the podcast on your favorite host or check it out on the web site www.CreatingGreatGroomingDogs.com to...

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Sept. 27, 2022

Ep173 Start Button Behaviors

What are start button behaviors? Are they helpful for grooming? Are they difficult for groomers to use? Find out this week. Find the podcast on your favorite host or check it out on the web site CreatingGreatGroomingDogs.com to listen or …

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Sept. 23, 2022

Ep172 Memory And Repetition

Episode 172 Memory And Repetition This week we're talking about memory. How we form memory from short term memory to long term memory and how repetition plays a part in that. Find the podcast on your favorite host or check …

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Sept. 13, 2022

Ep171 Cats and Other "Non Dogs"

Episode 171 Cats And Other "Non Dogs" This week we'll talk about how the behavior principles on this show can be applied to other animals. Find the podcast on your favorite host or check it out on the web site …

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Sept. 6, 2022

Ep 170 Conferences

You don't need to be a groomer to go to a grooming conference. You don't need to be a ttainer to go to a training conference. There are some really great educational opportunities out there. Links from the show CCPDT.org …

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Aug. 31, 2022

Ep169 No Nonsense Grooming

What I think is a no nonsense approach may be different than what you think is a non nonsense approach. My version on connon sense handling may be different than yours. This week we'll discuss the differences. You can listen …

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Aug. 27, 2022

Ep 168 The Basics

This week we're talking about some of the basic principles that I go over in the show. If you're new to the show this will be a good place to start. If you're a long time listener this is a …

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Aug. 19, 2022

Ep 167 Change Is Hard

This week we're talking about change. When we're talking about dogs who have trouble being groomerd, who have difficulty with the grooming process, that's going to involve some training and training is all about changing how they feel about it …

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Aug. 10, 2022

Ep 166 Preventing Tragedy

There is a video going around of a dog who died during a nail trim. We're going to break that down, talk about what happened, and talk about safety. If you'd like to watch the video here is the link. …

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July 26, 2022

Ep165 Social Learning

What is social learning? How can it work against us and how can it work for us? Find out this week

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July 13, 2022

Ep164 Four Core Skills For Dogs

This week we'll talk about some skills that dogs need to know to be good for grooming. I broke them down into four categories.

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July 8, 2022

Ep 163 The Business End

This week we're talking about the business end of grooming dogs with behavior issues. You might be thinking "Im not a groomer" or "I don't own a business" so I don't need to listen to this one, but this one …

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June 29, 2022

Ep162 Labels

Do labels really help us? What do we really see? What behavior do we observe?

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May 31, 2022

Ep161 "Ready" or "Not Ready"

This week we're talking about teaching dogs a signal that tells us "Ready" or "Not Ready". Why can that be helpful- and why does it sound so crazy to us as groomers? Find out this week.

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May 23, 2022

Ep160 Educational Opportunities

Want to learn more about dog grooming or about training? This week we're talking about some of the educational opportunities that you may not be aware of. Links mentioned ccpdt.org, iaabc.org, dogwise.com, fenzidogsportsacademy.com, tawzerdog.com,...

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April 18, 2022

Ep159 Calm Or Jolly

This week we'll talk about when we "calm a dog down" or "jolly them up". What is the difference, why does it matter, and how do you pick one? Find out this week!

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April 11, 2022

Ep158 Burnout

This week we'll talk about how behavior problems can be a source of burnout for groomers and what we can do about it.

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April 3, 2022

Ep157 What Can Owners Do?

This week I'm talking to the owners who want to help prepare their dogs for grooming. How do I talk an owner through this process? Find out this week!

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March 23, 2022

Ep156 One For The Owners

This week I'm talking like I'm talking to an owner and the pros who work with them. How do I help owners understand the safety aspect of behavior issues? Find out this week

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March 5, 2022

ep155 Kindness

This week we're talking about kindness. Are we being kind? Would this dog think that we're being kind? How can thinking about kindness change our point of view?

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Feb. 20, 2022

ep154 Learning Through Grooming?

True of False, the only way to terach a dog about grooming is by grooming them. Is that true? Is it false? Is there more to it? Find out in the first part. In the second part we'll talk about …

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