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 |2019-06-19T08:48:45-07:00March 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 |2018-12-07T20:32:46-07:00December 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

SESSION 62: Am I Saying the Right Command?

In episode 62, Sean goes over some misunderstandings and mistakes in using various commands in your obedience training.  He gives you an understanding of what elements of verbal commands mean something to your dog and what elements are mainly for humans. Additionally, Sean gives you some tips on how you can "geek out" and take [...]

By |2017-07-30T21:06:05-07:00January 18th, 2017|podcast, Uncategorized|0 Comments