Yearly Archives: 2019

On Target with the Pet Tutor

By Deborah Jones, Ph.D. There are plenty of fun and useful applications for the Pet Tutor.  One of my favorites to teach is targeting. A target is an object that your animal moves towards and touches with a body part.

Posted in Dog behavior, Dog training, Dog/human relationship, Fun, Misc, Positive Animal Training, Technology, Training tools

Shiny New Objects!

Shiny New Objects! Several weeks ago I was lucky enough to be able to attend Clicker Expo in Arlington, Virginia.  I love the opportunity to spend time connecting with colleagues and students, learning interesting new things, and of course, buying

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Posted in Dog behavior, Dog training, Dog/human relationship, Educational, Misc, Positive Animal Training, Technology, Training tools

Cooperative Care and the Pet Tutor

Cooperative Care and the Pet Tutor By Deborah Jones, Ph.D. One of my hobbies is working on cooperative care with my dogs.  What is cooperative care? It is any sort of physical handling that is necessary in order to maintain

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Posted in Dog behavior, Dog training, Fear, Misc, Positive Animal Training, Technology, Training tools

Step AWAY from the Feeder!

Step AWAY from the Feeder! By Deborah Jones, Ph.D. When you are first introducing your dog to the Pet Tutor you have an opportunity to instill the idea that maintaining a physical distance from the Feeder is a good thing.

Posted in Misc

Dog Door Manners in 3 Easy Steps

Doggie Doo it’s a new year and people are making resolutions.  For quite a few years I’ve been fairly anti-resolution.  Why? Because they don’t work! And in the process, they can actually make things worse because you end up feeling

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Posted in Dog behavior, Dog training, Dog/human relationship, Fun, Positive Animal Training, Technology, Training tools
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