Using the same principles of positive reinforcement behavior modification that I use when working with dogs, I was able to get myself into better physical shape of my life.
Tagged By dog training
Yesterday, the SCOTUS had its first day of arguments on same-sex marriage. But you know what else they were discussing? Dog training and drugs.
When it’s cold outside, I didn’t want to stand on the curb for a half hour while my dog weighs the pros and cons of peeing. So, I taught him to be on command.
I love dogs endlessly, but that doesn’t mean I don’t believe they are opportunistic, selfish creatures who don’t do anything out of courtesy. They will, however, do things for food.
Uncertified dog trainer Justin Silver continues to spew misguided information to dog owners in another episode of his new show.
We are honored to be one of four sites nominated for the Best Dog Blog “Petties” award given out annually by Dogtime. Would you please cast your vote for us?
As someone who runs a pet care company in Manhattan, I had a lot of hope for the new CBS show “Dogs in the City.” Justin Silver is cute, as were the dogs in the ads. I was pumped. But then I spent 45 minutes yelling at the TV.
The so-called “Dog Whisperer” makes training look like magic. But on the cutting room floor, we find it’s not magic. It’s science. The science of punishment.
Like prong collars, shock collars are not allowed in the EU. Canada and the US, please take note.
On Saturday Night LIfe, Will Ferrell did several fake commercials examining the way we deal with training and policing the dogs in our lives.