Tag Archives: dominance

Puppy Temperament Testing

Puppy temperament testing began many years ago to determine a puppy’s suitability for a particular sport or service. Over time it has crept in to the pet dog domain. This post is going to examine the validity of such tests … Continue reading

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Your Questions: Humping?

Hi Katarina, I have a question about my 2 year old Golden Retriever, Archie. Archie humps other dogs and will often hump objects too. I get so embarrassed by this at the park. Usually we just pull him off the … Continue reading

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Play As A Reward

I have regularly written about finding your dogs’ ‘currency’ in order to make positive reinforcement training work. A reward is only going to work if your dog values, over and above, anything else, what you are offering them. Usually it’s … Continue reading

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Living In A Multi-Dog Household

For some of us one dog is not enough, and living with multiple dogs can be a great joy. However, looking after more than one dog requires more time and effort than living with one dog. Multiple dogs will often amuse and … Continue reading

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Dominance and Your Dog

If you own a dog, at some stage you may have been told the following…. That your dog is a wolf in dogs’ clothing, and that your dog is always watching you for signs of ‘weakness’ so that they can … Continue reading

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