sean@seattlefamilydogtraining.com

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About Sean

I’ve been training people and dogs in Seattle for the last decade and a half. My main focus when working with clients every week in one-on-one, private lessons is to help people learn to get their dogs to a functional level so that they can actually enjoy spending time every day with their dog instead of stressing about their dog’s behavior issues.

SESSION 76: Are Dogs Still Pack Animals?

In today's episode I will follow up on one of the many responses I received regarding my Skinner's Four Quadrants episodes 73 and 74 that I received. The concepts and methods that dog trainers use is varied, with peoples' passion for dogs it stands to reason that it would bring out a lot of [...]

By |2019-09-17T06:38:22-07:00August 23rd, 2019|podcast|0 Comments

SESSION 73: Skinner’s Four Quadrants – Part 1 of 2

Hey there Dog's Way fans, today it's time to get "geeky" and talk about Skinner's Four Quadrants. I get asked a lot about the references I make to B.F. Skinner and Skinner's Four Quadrants so it makes sense to go a bit further into what the concepts are behind positive and negative reinforcements, how [...]

By |2019-07-21T22:34:09-07:00July 21st, 2019|podcast|1 Comment

SESSION 72: Interview with Author Bennie Copeland

Bennie Copeland and I had a great discussion! If you remember Bennie Copeland from Episode 61, you're going to love our continued conversation. Bennie is a trainer in the Nashville area, and recently published a book, Family Dog Fusion. It's full of insights and tips on how best to teach, train, love and build an [...]

By |2019-08-07T10:31:01-07:00July 1st, 2019|podcast|0 Comments

SESSION 71: The Down Command with Eric Letendre

In episode 71, Sean interviews Eric Letendre about his method and tips for introducing the down command to a dog.  Sean and Eric talk about some of the pitfalls that people fall into when introducing an obedience command and how to progress from introduction to a little greater proficiency in the down. [...]

By |2019-07-01T11:41:56-07:00March 8th, 2019|podcast|0 Comments

SESSION 70: Deciding and Preparing for a Puppy – Tips from Cara Putnam

In episode 70, Sean interviews Cara Putnam of Crossroads Dog Training about her new free e-book “Before You Bring a Puppy Home”.  Her book walks you through the decision phase, preparation phase and your puppy’s first introduction to their new home.  The downloadable e-book is a great resource to guide you through your preparation [...]

By |2019-07-01T11:41:26-07:00December 7th, 2018|podcast|0 Comments