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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 …

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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 me…

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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…

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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. The…

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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 sens…

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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 g…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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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…

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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 y…

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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…

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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 as…

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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 kin…

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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? F…

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Feb. 6, 2022

ep153 "But this doesn't hurt"

In the first part we'll talk about times when we may be thinking that "this doesn't hurt" but who gets to decide what hurts and w…

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Jan. 27, 2022

ep152 Conversations With Customers

This week I'll walk you through somd of my customer conversations. How can we help them understand how behavior affects the groom…

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Jan. 14, 2022

ep151 The Fear Free Trend

This week we're talking about how vet's are noticing differences with the fear free trend and how it's affecting their customers.…

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Jan. 4, 2022

Ep150 Routines

This week we'll talk about routines and about being flexible. There are advantages and disadvantages to each of those. --- Sen…

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