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

SESSION 61: Discover Your Dog Podcast Interview

In episode 61, Sean interviews Bennie Copeland and Devin Best, the guys from Discover Your Dog Podcast.  Bennie Copeland has been training people and dogs in Nashville for quite a while and Devin Best is the co-host of Discover Your Dog Podcast and the Co-founder of Family Dog Fusion.  Sean, Bennie and Devin talk podcasting, [...]

By |2017-07-30T21:06:05-07:00December 16th, 2016|podcast|0 Comments

SESSION 60: Meeting Other Dogs More Calmly

In episode 60, Sean responds to a question from some listeners about how prevent over excitement when your dog approaches and meets other dogs on a walk.  Sean gives you a two-step game plan in this week’s homework to teach your dog to have perpetual awareness of you and settle in their nervous system when [...]

By |2017-07-30T21:06:06-07:00December 11th, 2016|podcast|0 Comments

SESSION 59: Is a Dog’s Aggression your Fault?

In episode 59, Sean answers a listener’s email about the serious aggression issue they have with their dog.  Sean talks about two myths in dog behavior that often results in poor advice to owners of dog’s dealing with aggression issues.  Sean describes his opinion on euthanizing dogs and the very first discussion he might have [...]

By |2017-07-30T21:06:06-07:00November 16th, 2016|podcast, Uncategorized|0 Comments

SESSION 58: Fetch! – Teaching your puppy the rules

In episode 58, Sean responds to a question from some listeners about how to teach your excited puppy the rules of playing fetch.  These exercises are designed to structure a puppy’s fetch game.  A quick note that this isn’t designed to teach fetching to a dog that has absolutely no inclination to fetch.  Also, you [...]

By |2017-07-30T21:06:06-07:00October 17th, 2016|podcast|0 Comments

Session 57: Train your Puppy to get along with Baby better

In episode 57, Sean answers a listeners question about how to get her puppy to stop playing roughly with her baby.  Sean gives you a game-plan for training your puppy to get along with baby better and he gives you 3 areas to focus your training on that will make puppy-baby interactions more agreeable. [...]

By |2017-07-30T21:06:06-07:00September 9th, 2016|podcast|0 Comments

SESSION 56: Aggression Cases: Sean’s approach

In episode 56, Sean responds to a question from some listeners about how he approaches aggression cases.  They had a bad experience with a trainer in their local area and want to know from Sean what sorts of things they should look for in a trainer that can help them solve some aggression issues with [...]

By |2017-07-30T21:06:06-07:00August 9th, 2016|podcast|0 Comments