Category Archives: Classical Conditioning

A New Challenger

It’s been several months since I’ve had a foster dog. I really think Risa missed having a canine friend in the house but I needed a break after Crash left. On top of that, the rescue I previously volunteered with … Continue reading

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I Wanna Talk About Me

For better or worse, you are an integral part of the picture when it comes to how your dog behaves. I’m not just talking about how you need to train your dog and build a relationship with your dog. In … Continue reading

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On The Road To Reality

Yesterday I received my copy of Ali Brown’s new DVD, Reactive Dog Classes: On the Road to Reality. I knew it would supplement my reactive dog rehabilitation library well and was very excited to get it. I couldn’t even wait … Continue reading

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Tipping the Scales

Life is unpredictable. Even when you’re training, life interrupts you. It can spoil the perfect set up. It can destroy months of rehabilitation training. How can we help ourselves and our dogs learn to cope with life?? With Risa’s history … Continue reading

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The Good

Despite numerous setbacks and still being unsure of what to do to help Risa, I never gave up. I constantly sought new information from friends, dog trainers, and books. We were making steady progress. I can remember the first day … Continue reading

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