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Aug. 25, 2020

Ep95 "Handling Fees"? and comfort.

In the first part we'll talk about pricing. Are "Handling Fees" a good idea? In the second part we'll talk about physical comfort…

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Aug. 18, 2020

Ep94 Assess The Dog And Keep The Goal In Mind

This one is for the trainers and those of us who work with trainers. In the first part we'll talk about the new puppy or new dog …

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Aug. 11, 2020

Ep93 The Crossover Groomer

In the first part we're going to talk about the Crossover Groomer. Making the switch from "Get it done even though the dog has a …

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Aug. 4, 2020

Ep92 Stress and Calm

In the first part we'll talk about how stress builds up. In the second part we'll talk about ways to calm a dog. --- Send in a…

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July 28, 2020

Ep91 Some Basic Science

In the first part we'll be talking about using the Scientific Method. In the second part we'll be plsying a game of "Opinion or O…

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July 21, 2020

Ep90 Such A Silly Puppy

In the first part we'll talk about a puppy that I worked with on the grooming table this week. In the second part we'll talk abou…

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July 14, 2020

Episode 89 Teamwork

In the first part we'll talk about working as a team and helping dogs win. In tge second part we'll talk about calming dogs if th…

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July 7, 2020

Episode 88 Some Simple Steps

This week we're talking about keeping it simple. In the first part we'll talk about some basic steps to follow with every dog. In…

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June 30, 2020

Ep87 Why Learn About Behavior or Grooming?

In the first part we'll talk about good reasons for groomers to learn about behavior. In the second part we'll talk about good re…

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June 23, 2020

Episode 86 Injuries to Dogs and People

This week we're talking about the many ways that dogs and humans can be injured during the grooming process and how that ties in …

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June 16, 2020

Ep85 What Are You Trying To Accomplish & Is It Working?

This week we're talking about the terminology of the measure of behavior change. Look at increasing, maintaining, or decreasing a…

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June 9, 2020

Ep84 "What do I do when....." and how to make progress.

In the first part we'll talk about what to do when a dog is having trouble. In the second part we'll talk about making progress. …

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June 2, 2020

Episode 83 Exploring The Dog's Homelife

This week we're talking about dogs when they're at home. What do their owners expect from them? What do their owners believe is g…

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May 26, 2020

Episode 82 Gentle, Kind, and Patient Handling Pays Off.

In the first part we'll talk about the advantages to gentle, kind, and patient handling. In the second part we'll talk about intr…

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May 19, 2020

Episode 81 Physical Prompts and Molding

This week we're talking about how physical prompts, molding, and using touch to give a dog cues and information doesn't work well…

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May 12, 2020

Episode 80 Getting Back To Work With Covid-19

In the first part we'll talk about helping our owners feel comfortable with new proceedures and protocols. In the second part we'…

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April 22, 2020

Episode 79 When The Dog Is Having Trouble and Some Tips

In the first part we'll talk about the difference between when the dog is having trouble and when the person is having trouble. I…

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April 14, 2020

Episode 78 Owners Should Be Able To Handle Basic Dog Care

In the first part we'll talk about how important it is for owners to be able to work with and on their dogs. In the second part w…

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April 7, 2020

Episode 77 Age Differences

What difference does age make with behavior problems during grooming, vet care, and care at home? What should be be thinking abou…

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April 1, 2020

Episode 76 Helping Owners

This week we're talking about helping owners during the Corona Virus. We'll talk about the problems they may befacing with their …

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March 24, 2020

Episode 75 What if I'm not a trainer? How do I find a trainer?

In the first part we'll talk about how much training is going on in day to day life. Training doesn't just hapoen when a trainer …

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March 18, 2020

Episode 74 Safety And Your Animal Career

In the first part we'll talk about having a Safety Policy and explaining to customers the many ways that a dog who is having trou…

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March 10, 2020

Episode 73 Asking The Right Questions

This week we'll be playing around with a made up example of when we aren't asking the right questions. We'll ask "do we need a be…

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Feb. 26, 2020

Episode 72 Medications For Behavior Issues.

This week we're talking about our role as dog pros who are not veterinarians. Gathering clues about what behaviors are normal and…

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