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Adopting a Rescue Dog - Talking Dogs Radio Show

Vermont Dog Trainer Show

Release Date: 12/16/2021

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Vermont Dog Trainer Show

Agreement is quite powerful when it comes to owning a dog and making sure everyone is on the same page makes life much easier. Takeaways: What is it? How does it work? Don’t move on until you have it Question: My dog doesn’t like to be petted on her head, what can I do? Courtesy 93.9 WLVB

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Vermont Dog Trainer Show

We have to be careful about the words we use and the timing of when we use them. Takeaways: Why we say it Comforting or Confusing? Long Term effects Question: Is it true that dog training is more about the human than the dog? Courtesy 93.9 WLVB

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To me, this is the most important tool you can use with your dog every day. Takeaways: What is it? Emotions combined with Intentions How to find it in your dog Question: Are huskies or beagles able to be off leash? Courtesy 93.9 WLVB

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Vermont Dog Trainer Show

Knowing what pack position your dog is helps assess your dog's behavior and gives you insight into why your dog acts the way he/she does. Takeaways: What are the positions? Front Middle Back Question: How does leash walking your dog help with your dog’s overall behavior? Courtesy 93.9 WLVB

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Vermont Dog Trainer Show

We can all have intense moments with our dogs, but it's important to know when and how to remain calm during those times. Takeaways: What is an intense moment? What does it mean to feel calm? The effects on your dog Question: My dog is obsessed with a tennis ball, what can I do to change it? Courtesy 93.9 WLVB

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Vermont Dog Trainer Show

Puppies need to be a certain age before being taken away from their mothers. In this episode I share my opinion on the right age and the consequences of adopting too early. What I see a lot of The consequences of adopting a puppy too early What is the right age Question: My puppy is 6 months old and I have noticed he doesn’t listen as well as he did a month ago, is this normal? Courtesy 93.9 WLVB

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Vermont Dog Trainer Show

There are a few toxic foods that we are aware of but there are some surprises on this list! Takeaways: Garlic Chocolate Xylitol and...... Question: Recently I took my dog for a walk and we saw someone walking towards us with a huge hat and overcoat on.  My dog wouldn’t stop barking, what should I have done? Courtesy 93.9 WLVB

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Vermont Dog Trainer Show

I had one of my clients use this statement during a lesson and LOVED IT! We aren't literally talking about class but a way to describe your training. Takeaways: What does this mean? How to further your training Are you stuck in a rut? Question:  Sometimes my 6 month old puppy gets a little “antsy”, she will start to nibble on shoes or her tail.  What should I do? Courtesy 93.9 WLVB

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Vermont Dog Trainer Show

Leashwork is not only your foundation but it's a form of communication too. Takeaways: What is leash-work? How to make it your foundation How much time to commit Question: How old is too old for a dog to be trained? Courtesy 93.9 WLVB Commercial Music: bensound.com

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Vermont Dog Trainer Show

This is a common combination among dog owner homes but we have to be proactive so the relationship can work. Takeaways: Can the senior dog handle it? How to introduce When to step in during play (if it happens) Listener Question: What is the best way to have my dog get used to wearing a muzzle?     Courtesy 93.9 WLVB www.bensound.com    

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There are many factors when it comes to adopting a rescue dog from rules to affection.  Here is my advice on how to handle the situation.

Takeaways:

  1. Love doesn’t cure everything
  2. Create a routine and stick to it
  3. The honey moon phase and structure

Listener Question: How do I know what’s the right kind of dog for my family?

Courtesy 93.9 WLVB