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The Dog’s Way Podcast with Sean McDaniel

Functional dog training advice with homework & Interviews with interesting people in the dog world.

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Session 116: How to Teach a Puppy to Stop Jumping Up

March 15th, 2023|

In this episode, I talk about using a modified version of the approach I talked about in session 115 so that you can train a puppy. Just like you’d teach your children differently than you would teach them as an adult, there are incremental parts of the process that […]

Session 115: How to Stop Jumping

January 27th, 2023|

We’re going to go through a protocol to help train your dog (over 7 months old) to stop jumping on you or others. This is fundamental training that is typically one of the first lessons I teach in person. There will be an upcoming episode that covers puppies under 7 […]

Session 114: A Follow Up to Questions and Criticism from Episode 113

December 27th, 2022|

Session 113 covered some training goals to teach a dog to stop certain behaviors, specifically barking and “counter conditioning”. I received quite a lot of feedback regarding my episode, and most of it positive. I will respond to that as well as some negative responses, including one from a […]

Session 113: Avoid Mistakes When Teaching a Dog to Stop Barking

November 16th, 2022|

In today’s episode I’ll cover some training goals to teach a dog to stop doing something. Barking is one of the key areas of focus, as well as a discussion on “counter conditioning”.

Teaching Your Dog to STOP Doing Something

Some may […]

Session 112: Avoid Making Your Dog Too Crazy with Food Treats

November 1st, 2022|

In today’s episode I’ll go over some mistakes some people make in food treat training and how to avoid making your dog hyper when using food in training.

Styles and Techniques with Food Training

I don’t typically use food as my standard […]

Session 111: Interview with Kellee Zenk of Dogs Decoded

June 15th, 2022|

Today I speak with Kellee Zenk, who has a very interesting origins that led her to dog training. She’s the founder of Dogs Decoded, based in Minnesota.

Kellee has a background in training bears and elephants! We discuss how she got started in that area and how it […]

Session 110: Melissa Stagnaro of American Retteungshunde Sport Association

May 23rd, 2022|

On this episode I introduce Melissa Stagnaro, the Vice President of American Retteungshunde Sport Association. With the long name, it is commonly nicknamed “RH”.

They are an organization that does “sport” search and rescue.

This is a great sport for your dog that is incredibly unique, and focuses on […]

Session 109: Interview with Elaine Rosen of Dog Lodge

October 31st, 2021|

On this episode I talk with Elaine Rosen, President and CEO of Dog Lodge, based in Texas. She also is the host of the podcast, Dog Lodge Radio.

Dog Lodge is a great non-profit that deals with elderly and special needs dogs. It is essentially a senior dog retirement home and […]

Session 108: Interview with Brad Bevill, Dallas Dog Behaviorist

October 14th, 2021|

On this episode, I sit down with Brad Bevill, who is an incredibly talented dog behavior expert. Brad’s focus for dogs is teaching them to be in a follower mindset and balanced emotionally. Brad’s focus for people is teaching them to be fair, and consistent leaders for […]

Session 107: Andi Brown Interview

September 28th, 2021|

Andi Brown is the author of The Whole Pet Diet, an interesting book on dog and cat nutrition. It’s been a bit of a theme for the last few episodes. This is the end of that “mini-series” on nutrition for now, but I felt this story was […]