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Your resource for dog training, behavior therapy, and canine behavioral health articles, videos, and quick tips, from our team of certified dog trainers, behavior consultants, and veterinary behaviorists.

The “Non-Activity” We Should All Do More Often With Our Dogs

Exploring one of the most important, and also most overlooked, natural behaviors in our dogs’ ethograms (catalogs of behavior)—Relaxed Observation.
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Are There Really Any ‘Bad’ Behaviors?

We’re revealing some common “bad” behaviors that we, as dog trainers, regularly allow and sometimes even encourage—with our own dogs, and with clients’ dogs (with their approval, of course!).
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Do Dogs Really Dislike Certain Breeds?

We're exploring some of the ways we might be missing the mark when it comes to learning about dog body language.
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High-Risk Behaviors Of Smart Dog Owners

We're exploring some of the ways we might be missing the mark when it comes to learning about dog body language.
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What We Get Wrong About Dog Body Language

We're exploring some of the ways we might be missing the mark when it comes to learning about dog body language.
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