Posts tagged dog training
Bad Weather Outside? Fun Games Inside!

Sometimes it feels like you’ll lose your sanity if you have to take another walk with your dog in the snow, rain, or freezing temperatures – or a combination of all three! Mental stimulation is just as important to your dog’s well-being as physical exercise, and smart play can offer hours of constructive, creative fun. So just because you don’t have an open space to play in, doesn’t mean you can’t have quality playtime with your pup! Below are three positive-reinforcement training games to play with your dog – yep, you guessed it – indoors.

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Dominance will get you nowhere: What's wrong with the concept of the Alpha Dog in dog training?

Dominance is not a personality characteristic (as in, my dog is energetic and dominant), it is found in relationships between individuals. By definition, dominance refers to an individual’s ability to take charge of or influence others but to be dominant requires the presence of those other individuals; I can’t just walk around by myself being dominant.

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