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6.03 The Myth of Food in Training - Part 2
We had more thoughts about food in training! Specifically, what constitutes a bribe? Food can be so useful for teaching dogs behaviors and motivating them to do those behaviors on cue, but we don’t want our dogs’ attention and compliance to become dependent on food lures or rewards, so how do we
6.02 The Myth of Food in Training - Part 1
6.01 The Myth of Intent
5.12 Puppy Classes Gone Bad
There are people who believe that puppy classes are causing an increase in some dog behavior problems? Could there be any truth to this? What is a puppy class for? What makes a puppy class good? What can make a puppy class bad?
5.11 Is Pet Dog Aggression on the Rise?
We give this question a second attempt, and this time we manage to stay on topic. Is there an increase of dog aggression or just the perception of dog aggression? If aggression is on the rise, how can we address it?
5.10 My Dog Eats Poop
Coprophagia (the eating of poop) is not pretty, but is there an upside? In this episode we discuss why some dogs eat feces and how you might prevent them from eating feces in the future.