Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Failing Industry of Dog Training: I'm Sorry Willie

A friend recently shared an article with me in which this blog gets a mention. They say that any PR is good PR but all this article does is make me sad, and to be lumped in with other “quick fixes” for what is a tragic issue, makes me even sadder. The conclusion the author comes to that some dogs just can’t be helped is [...]

By |2015-07-30T17:44:43-05:00July 30th, 2015|23 Comments

Training Fearful Dogs

Among the reasons people resort to the use of punishment (P+) and tools like prong and shock collars is that they often provide immediate results when it comes to getting a dog to stop performing inappropriate behaviors. The users of these pieces of equipment will justify it because they work and point to how successful they proved to be, and in some cases we cannot argue [...]

By |2015-07-05T08:15:31-05:00July 5th, 2015|4 Comments