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7 Easy Tricks to Train Your Dog This Week

Our Trickovation classes offer the ultiamte dog tricks, but sometimes, a simple trick or dog training skill can be enough to keep you from getting stuck. It's important to keep your dog engaged and moving. Offer variety and have fun training your...

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Teaching the Next Generation: The Importance of Modern, Science-Based Dog Training

The Pitfalls of Anthropomorphism in Dog Training

Anthropomorphism is the attribution of human characteristics or behaviors to non-human animals. It is a common tendency for people to anthropomorphize their pets, particularly dogs, due to the strong bond that often exists between humans and their...

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Crate Training Puppies and Dogs

Should You Crate Train Your Puppy?   Having a crate set up in your home for a new puppy, can make house training more successful, but many new puppy owners wonder if crate training is in the best interest of their puppy. Dogs are social animals...

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Training Talks: Free Demonstration and Discussion Wednesday

Join team MJ's for a free dog training demonstration and talk on Wednesday, August 24th at 1:00PM in Acushnet.  Our training talks are impromptu discussions and demonstrations on a variety of topics. Please do not bring your dog for...

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One of My Shaping Favorites and a Step by Step for You and Your Dog (Written by MJ)

by MJ         Grab a clicker and small bits of high-value food and follow this recipe for training a pivot for heelwork with no lure.          Before you Begin For those new to shaping, the...

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From wolf to chihuahua: new research reveals where the dingo sits on the evolutionary timeline of dogs

From wolf to chihuahua: new research reveals where the dingo sits on the evolutionary timeline of dogs Barry Eggleton, Author provided Matt A. Field, James Cook University and J. William O. Ballard, La Trobe University Many people know...

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