What could a hornet possibly teach us about dog training? The answer could mean everything to your dog. Another artfully-written and engaging post by dog trainer and educator, Kristi Benson, who introduces us to her Alaskan husky, Datson. Find out how a hornet inadvertently changed Datson’s life and what the implications are for dogs who are *purposely* trained with “hornets” (aversive stimuli).
Adopting? Fostering? A bit of preparation and some changes to your routine and house will set you and your new dog up for success, so you can focus on things that really matter. The things you wanted a dog for in the first place: taking pictures of him looking adorable while he sleeps or chewing on the squeaky squirrel toy, eating popcorn together on the couch watching Netflix, or kicking leaves in the park.behavior modification, dog training, fostering, rescue dog
Is your dog barking excessively? Canadian trainer Kristi Benson discusses ways to reduce your dog’s barking using modern, humane techniques. Kristi is a dog trainer as well as mentor and coach at the prestigious Academy for Dog Trainers, founded and run by one of the world’s leading dog training professionals, Jean Donaldson. Kristi was originally trained as an archeologist and enjoys skijoring and recreational mushing with her Alaskan huskies. Kristi has also fostered, trained and placed racing sled dogs since 2007.Barking, fear barking, non-fear barking, Training
Dangerous *dogs?* Or Dangerous *humans?* What’s the real story behind dog bite statistics? Is breed-discriminatory legislation based on comprehensive data, or myths perpetrated by popular and social media?