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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 talk about the function of behavior and how knowing what happens directly before and directly aft...

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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'll talk about how that relates to reinforcement and punishment. --- Send in a voice message: h...

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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 Cooperative. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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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 in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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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 talk about some human examples. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreat...

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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. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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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 podcasts and thinking about grooming as a dog sport CCPDT lists courses approved for ceu's for the...

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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: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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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 owners can work on at home. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgrooming...

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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. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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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. In the second part we'll play a little game to identify facts and stories. --- Send in …

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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, pheromones, and calming music for dogs. If you want to try the iCalm calming music for …

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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 building trust. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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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 the second part we'll talk about Behaviorists and what that means. --- Send 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 policies. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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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: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/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 helpful to understand. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdog...

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Jan. 6, 2021

Ep112 New Years Resolutions and Starting Fresh

In the first part we'll talk about dog owners and where they can start. In the second part we'll talk about new years resolutions for groomers. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/mess...

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Dec. 22, 2020

Ep111 The skeptics guide to handling

In the first part we'll talk about "energy" and how we can better describe what we mean. In the second part we'll talk about "intuition" and what we're really observing. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creat...

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Dec. 15, 2020

Ep110 No Fight Means Good, Right?!?

This week we're talking about the dogs who aren't difficult to groom but are showing signs of stress. Is that a behavior problem? Do we need to work toward Calm, Comfortable, and Cooperative? --- Send in a voice message: h...

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Dec. 8, 2020

Ep109 To Talk Or Keep Quiet

In the first part we'll talk about some myths about using your voice. In the second part we'll talk about how using your voice can be a helpful tool. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs...

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Dec. 1, 2020

Ep108 Cooperative Care and Force Free

In the first part we'll talk about cooperative care and how it helps us in the long run. In the second part we'll talk about what force free means and how it's often misunderstood. --- Send in a voice message: …

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Nov. 24, 2020

Ep107 What is Desensitization?

This week we'll talk about desensitization and sensitization. Are you making dogs more sensitive to something or less sensitive to something? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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Nov. 10, 2020

Ep106 The First Step

This week we're talking about the very first step of any training- Goal Setting. Why do we need a goal? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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