Ed Frawley has owned and trained dogs for over 45 years. He has bred over
350 litters of working bloodline German Shepherds in the last 30 years! He
has been a police K9 handler for 10 years and was chairman of the training
committee for the Wisconsin Police K9 Assoc. for several years. He has
competed in AKC obedience training, Schutzhund, and at one time was a herding
Judge for the AKC. In 1982 Ed started to produce dog training videos and
since that time he has produced over 120 dog training videos and DVD's. His
web site, leerburg.com is over 10,000 pages which includes a web discussion
board that has 8,500 members and an archive of over 100,000 posts.
Problems with All-Positive Trainers
This podcast highlights Ed Frawley's main issues with "All-Positive" training.
Evolution of Training Aggressive Dogs with Remote Collars
This podcast is about the evolution of training methods used to control and/or eliminate dog aggression with remote collars. I bought my first electric collar in 1979. It was a Tri Tronics Pro 100 that cost $1,000.00. Today that collar is the model-T ford of e-collars. Just as remote collars have drastically improved over the years, so too have the methods used to apply them to our dog training. We are now able to use levels of stimulation in training that we humans can’t even feel. One of my favorite quotes is “When you know better, you do better.” This podcast is going to allow many people do a better job training their dog aggressive dogs with electric collars.
Learning to Use Food Rewards During Dog Training
This 25 minute podcast explores the methods to train your dog with food rewards. Training with food increases the dogs motivation to learn along with improving the bond between dog and handler. Trainers need to use different treats when training different exercises. Some dogs, for one reason or another, don’t have a lot of food drive. I explain the work to insure that every dog has food drive. I discuss the relationship between using high value meat rewards Vs using some of the many all-natural food rewards that we sell. Many people mistakenly use way to large of a food reward in training. I go into detail about what size to use and how creating a trail mix of different food rewards can positively effect the dogs motivation to work.
Marker Training Dogs
Learning to train your dog with markers is the quickest way new dog trainers can gain timing and communication skills with their dogs. In my opinion the essence of marker training is that it teaches dogs to problem solve. It is also one of the best ways dog owners can build the bond between themselves and their dogs.
The Theory of Corrections in Dog Training
One of the most misunderstood areas of dog training, by beginners and so called professionals alike, is how and when to correct a dog. The lack of understanding of corrections is where many people get into trouble when they train their dogs.
The Theory of Motivation in Dog Training
One of the most important concepts that every new pet owner must learn, if they want to become an effective dog trainer, is how to motivate their dog to want to follow commands and participate in training. When people first begin to train their dog many confuse “rewarding their dog” with “motivating their dog”. While these two concepts are very close in nature there is a difference.