Te fve must-have behaviors for any teaching dog

The Five Must-Have Behaviors for Any Teaching Dog

With time and practice, your teaching dog will likely amass animpressive repertoire of cues, tricks and behaviors under stimuluscontrol. But everyone has to begin somewhere! And when you areworking with a new...
What to look for when searching for a teaching dog of your own

What to Look for When Searching for a Teaching Dog of Your Own

So maybe you’ve decided to begin the search for that perfect dog tocomplement your business model. Where do you go frst? When itcomes to acquiring a dog, you’ve got two great...
Roles for Teaching Dogs: Helpers and Safe Socializers

Roles for Teaching Dogs: Helpers and Safe Socializers

This chapter discusses the role of Helper Dogs and Safe Socializers. (Demo Dogs are discussed in the next chapter.) Helper dogs are employed to serve as neutral dogs who help you...
Dogs Training Begins

Hero Dogs : Training Begins

Pluis did not need much convincing to get on board with training shelter dogs to be search dogs. The obsessive prey drive that made the dogs unmanageable in an average family’s living...
The Dogs Geezer in the Fur Coat

For the Love of Frenchies: The Dogs Changed My Life

The Geezer in the Fur CoatMY DOG ERNEST was a geezer. He was a bloke’s bloke. Know what I mean? If he had been born human,...