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Dog Leash Walking - Be More Interesting
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  A quick video to show you some of the basic, often overlooked strategies for successful leash walking.    
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Stop Dog Counter Surfing
Learn easy and humane strategies to train your dog to stop counter or table surfing. Simple, easy to follow instructions. 
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No choke chain? Get out of puppy class!
I met someone recently who told me a story that floored me. She approached me while I was walking my three dogs and asked if I was a trainer. She had heard that I was and had a question for me.  She had a beautiful King Charles Cavalier puppy that was as sweet as could be. He acted like a normal 6-month old and approached my dogs with interest and a normal amount of hesitation when approaching my two big Collies and my Sheltie. 
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Dog Leash Pulling Strategies - Stay Close to Home
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Stay close to home once you start leash walking. This video shows the simple, but effective strategy with Jeff Millman of Watch and Train and Chicago Paws. 
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Jeff's Other Dog Training Posts

Read Jeff's other blog posts from Chicago Paws Private Dog Training and Examiner.com. Jeff is the National Dog Training Examiner.

  • Dog Tips for Frigid Winter Weather

    Dog Tips for Frigid Winter Weather I live in Chicago. On January 6, 2014 it was -15 degrees Fahrenheit. That wasn't with wind chill, that is not a typo. It was COLD. The wind chill that day was 50 - 60 degrees below zero. That...

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  • Solve Dog Separation Anxiety and Barking

    Dog separation anxiety is one of the most challenging dog training topics. If you are in my travel area, http://www.chicagopaws.com/travel-area.html I can come to your home and guide you through the process. The strategies are not difficult, but very time consuming. I[…]

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  • Do not ignore a well behaved dog

    When dogs are pushy and out of control, the most useful strategy is to shape the absence of the behavior. This is accomplished by rewarding behaviors that are appropriate and either ignoring or using timeouts for behaviors that are not...

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  • Prioritize your puppy training

    Training a puppy can seem overwhelming. There are so many tasks that can be worked on with your new pup including house training, crate training, puppy biting, leash walking, jumping, come when called and the list goes on and on...

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  • What to do if your dog eats poop

    When animals eat feces it is called coprophagia. While it is unbelievably disgusting to us, it is not that uncommon in the animal kingdom. Nursing canine mothers will lick their young puppies to activate the reflex to defecate. In doing...

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  • The most challenging part of owning a dog

    While there are many possible answers to this question, most people would agree that the time that dogs require is the most challenging part of owning a dog. How much time do dogs require?I recommend that clients start...

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