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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 for off leash and hands free obedience but is the perfect tool for grooming, vet visits, and he...

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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'll talk about what may be different for the dogs. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor...

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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. In the second part we'll talk about some tips and tricks to help dogs be more comfortable. …

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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 we'll talk about introducing owners to the "3 C's" Calm, Comfortable, and Cooperative. …

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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 about while working with puppies, adult dogs, and elderly dogs? --- Send in a voice message: http...

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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 dogs right now and information that we can offer them. --- Send in a voice message: https://a...

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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 sets it up. In the second part we'll talk about finding a trainer. I'm also …

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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 trouble can get hurt. In the second part we'll talk about the business costs if a …

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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 better bucket?". In the second part I'll give you a brief introduction to a tool …

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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 abnormal and helping owners understand that their Vet may have some medications that can help t...

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Feb. 18, 2020

Episode 71 Consent and Cooperative Care

In the first part we'll talk about what consent is and why it's important. In the second part we'll talk about consent as communication. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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Feb. 11, 2020

Episode 70 A Trip Into "Crazy Land"

In the first part we'll discuss what we would do if were "in crazy land" and wanted to teach dogs to be aggressive for grooming and vet visits. What would we do if we "wanted" dogs to struggle and wiggle …

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Feb. 4, 2020

Episode 69 Planning For Pain And Discomfort.

In the first part we'll go over some questions for owners to find out how their dog responds when they don't want ro be touched. In the second part we'll talk about some things for owners to do at home. …

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Jan. 28, 2020

Episode 68 Why are people reluctant to try?

This week we'll talk about why some people aren't ready to try to teach dogs to be good for grooming, vet visits, and home care. We'll talk about why forcing dogs to "get it done" is still so common. --- …

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Jan. 21, 2020

Episode 67 Every Dog, Every Time, and Every Situation

This week we'll talk about what we should try with Every Dog, Every Time, and in Every Situation. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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Jan. 14, 2020

Episode 66 A "Quick Answer" Isn't Always A Good Idea.

This week we're talking about answering questions with more questions and clue gathering. How does that work when we talk about a specific dog? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/messa...

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Jan. 7, 2020

Episode 65 Train Your Dog Month!

January is train your dog month. We'll be discussing what training is and how we can encourage owners to continue to train during their dog's lifetime. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdo...

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Jan. 1, 2020

Episode 64 What owners can do with puppies

This week we'll talk about some puppies that I'm working with. In the first part we'll talk about breaking things into tiny steps and teaching about carriers. In the second part we'll talk about getting owners touching their ...

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Dec. 24, 2019

Episode 63 Patience

This week we're talking about patience and 3 strategies to help us be patient. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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Dec. 17, 2019

Episode 62 Understanding other dog professions

This week we're talking about the importance of having a working knowledge of other dog professions. Learning more about how dogs are handled in veterinary settings, grooming settings, and training settings will help you find...

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Dec. 10, 2019

Episode 61 For Owners- and the Pros Who Work With Them.

This week is for the owners. Have you ever said phrases like "He doesn't let me", "..but she doesn't like it", "I've tried everything", or "The last person told me something different". I understand how frustrating it can be....

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Dec. 3, 2019

Episode 60 What Is "Humane"?

This week we're talking about "Humane". What does it mean? How do we define int? How do we operationalize it? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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Nov. 26, 2019

Episode 59 Struggling And Fighting

This week we're talking about dogs who struggle and fight with us and why struggling and fighting with them makes things worse. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdogs/message

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Nov. 19, 2019

Episode 58 A puppy grooming and touching in training lessons

In the first part we'll talk about my grooming appointment with a new puppy. In the second part we'll talk about adding touching to a training lesson. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/creatinggreatgroomingdog...

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