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 [...]

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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

SESSION 67: Friendly Dog Body Language and BAT Training

In episode 67, Sean answers some questions from a couple of listeners about interpreting dogs’ body language in behavioral modification, and what he thinks of a specific form of training called BAT training for dogs.  Sean gives a more detailed list of the dog body language signals that he usually looks for, and why [...]

By |2017-10-02T06:49:44-07:00October 2nd, 2017|podcast|0 Comments

Session 63: What’s a Heeling Stick and Who is Peter Caine?

In episode 63, Sean answers a listener’s questions about using a “heeling stick” that she saw a trainer on YouTube using (Peter Caine).  Sean describes how a heeling stick is used and describes how it’s not quite the aversive that some people think it is.  Sean also (partially) answers the listener’s question about Peter Caine’s [...]

By |2017-07-30T21:06:05-07:00February 21st, 2017|podcast|0 Comments