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Aug. 6, 2021

Ep 136 Terminology Adds Clarity

In the first part we'll talk about how terminology helps us to communicate thoughts, procedures , and ideas so that we can replic…

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July 29, 2021

Ep 135 Handling Fees?

This week we'll talk about handling fees. Do handling fees encourage owners to work on their dog's behavior problems? --- Send…

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July 25, 2021

Ep134 Barking, Whining, and Screaming

In the first part we'll talk about the many reasons that dogs get noisy. In the second part we'll talk about the common things th…

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July 13, 2021

Ep133 Things That Non Groomers Don't Understand

In the first part we'll talk about dryers and why drying is important and not just a finishing touch like it can be for people. I…

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July 6, 2021

Ep132 Walking You Through The Process

In the first part we'll talk about all of the things that I think about when I'm working with a dog who is new to me and has a hi…

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June 30, 2021

Ep131 3 Questions Continued

This week we'll talk about appropriate ways for dogs to show us, tell us, or express to us that they don't like something, are un…

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June 15, 2021

Ep130 Three Questions To Ask Owners

In the first part we'll talk about three questions that we can ask to get a good idea about a dog's behavior. In the second part …

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June 1, 2021

Ep129 Adolescent Dogs and The Function of Behavior

In the first part we'll talk about adolescent dogs. They're not adults but they're not puppies either. In the second part we'll t…

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May 18, 2021

ep128 Stubborn, Willful, and Defiant

In the first partwe'll talk about what we're seeing when we think a dog is stubborn, willful, or defiant. In the second part we'l…

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May 4, 2021

Ep127 "Stop Struggling" is different than teaching calm.

This week we'll talk about how waiting for a dog to stop struggling is different than working toward Calm, Comfortable, and Coope…

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April 27, 2021

Ep126 Some Examples From My Week

This week I'll talk about a few dogs that I worked with this week and give you some examples of how I handle things. --- Send …

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April 20, 2021

Ep125 Trigger Stacking

In the first part we'll talk about what Trigger Stacking is and why it's important for us to understand. In the second part we'll…

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April 13, 2021

Ep124 Burning Out and Wearing Out

This week we're talking about how behavior problems can contribute to burn out, stress, injuries to dogs, and injuries to people.…

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April 6, 2021

Ep123 Trusted Sources

In the first part we'll talk about conferences and webinars. In the second part we'll talk about some training and behavior podca…

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March 23, 2021

Ep122 Anthropomorphism

This week we'll talk about emotions. Do dogs have the same emotions that we have? Do we know? --- Send in a voice message: htt…

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March 16, 2021

Ep121 What And Why For Owners

In the first part we'll talk about what an owner gets out of working with their dog. In the second part we'll talk about what own…

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March 11, 2021

Ep120 Recipes or Flowcharts

This week we'll talk about how we often want instructions to follow like a recipe when training is more of a flow chart. --- S…

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March 4, 2021

Ep119 Facts Or Stories

In the first part we're going to discuss the difference between an observable fact and the stories that we make up around them. I…

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Feb. 23, 2021

Ep118 Setting The Mood

In the first part we'll talk about setting the mood and helping dogs be calm. In the second part we'll talk about using scents, p…

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Feb. 16, 2021

Ep117 Building A Trust Account

In the first part we'll talk about how important trust is and how it's good for business. In the second part we'll talk about bui…

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Feb. 9, 2021

Ep116 Vets and Behaviorists

In the fist part we'll talk about the reality of sending a dog with a behavior problem to the Vet to be sedated for grooming. In …

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Feb. 2, 2021

Ep 115 A Safety Policy and Talking To Owners

In the first part we'll talk about my Safety Policy. In the second part we'll talk about talking to our owners about changing pol…

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Jan. 19, 2021

Ep114 Let Him Go Or Push Him Through?

This week we'll talk about some middle ground between letting a dog go and pushing them through. --- Send in a voice message: …

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Jan. 12, 2021

Ep113 Flooding, Habituation or Sensitization?

In the first part we'll talk about what flooding is and the 2 possible outcomes. In the second part we'll talk about why that's h…

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