Monthly Archives: December 2011

Super Shirt

One of my favorite places to walk is one of Risa’s most feared places to go. I have always enjoyed walks there even before I had a dog. But there is a gun range not far from it and the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

The Holidays have come and gone. Risa and I certainly got a great haul for Christmas and it was nice getting a chance to spend some time with the family. It was a bit sad since my brother and sis-in-law … Continue reading

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Getting Creative

Being an artist, I find a great deal of joy in being creative. I find this is easily applied to dog training as well. As a clicker trainer, the bread and butter of my training is clicking the behavior I … Continue reading

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Consequences vs. Corrections

I don’t train with corrections. Corrections, to me, imply that the dog is doing something wrong. As far as I’m concerned, if my dog doesn’t comply with my cue or otherwise ‘misbehaves,’ I probably haven’t trained that behavior to the … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

I’ve always wanted to do a short movie with Risa. Ideally, I would have liked to have done it with more than one dog because I think it would have been more interesting. But Risa makes that sort of difficult. … Continue reading

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