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The Myth Of Doggy Guilt

It’s pretty typical to just accept guilt as something we feel as humans, but it’s actually a very complex emotion. It’s a something children don’t develop until between 3-6 years of age, and they tend to have a pretty wobbly grasp of the concept until closer to 5 or 6. Many dog owners will swear that their […]

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The Problem With Punishment

Until about 15 years ago, it was standard to include, and primarily rely on, punishment to train your dog. Many of the best trainers in the business started out in classes that used choke chains, shock collars, hitting on the nose or butt, and other types of punishment to discourage behaviors. If you weren’t willing […]