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

December 7th, 2018|0 Comments

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 […]

SESSION 69: Interview with Ryan Brown from The Dog Philosofur

May 5th, 2018|0 Comments

In episode 69, Sean interviews Ryan Brown about his thriving new dog training business in Ontario, Canada. Ryan shares his incites over his last two years of intense training with hundreds of clients.  Ryan has […]

Session 68: Cara Putnam from Cross Roads Dog Training – Dogs’ instincts and training

March 12th, 2018|0 Comments

In episode 68, Sean interviews Dog Trainer, Cara Putnam about her training philosophy, her focus on dogs’ instincts and needs, as well as some specific ideas about how dogs’ marking behavior can affect the pack […]

SESSION 67: Friendly Dog Body Language and BAT Training

October 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

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.  […]

The Deadly Dog Training Myth: interview with author Eric Letendre

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

In episode 66, Sean interviews author Eric Letendre author of The Deadly Dog Training Myth.  Sean and Eric talk about dog training philosophy, dog training politics, and some of the reasons you may be a […]

Session 65: Boundaries and The DogWatch Smart Fence Dog Containment System

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

In episode 65, Sean answers an update questions about temporary and permanent boundaries as well as brings you an interview with Dave Van Kirk from DogWatch Hidden fence systems about their new Smart Fence Containment […]

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

February 21st, 2017|0 Comments

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 […]

SESSION 54: Hidden Fence Systems – Interview with David Van Kirk of Dogwatch Hidden Fence

July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

In episode 54, Sean interviews David Van Kirk of Dogwatch Hidden Fence Systems to answer some of the questions that have come in over the last few months about these types of systems.  Sean and […]

SESSION 51: Service Dog Work – Interview with Canine Partners for Life

May 11th, 2016|0 Comments

In episode 51, I interview Megan Esherick, Program Director for Canine Partners for Life.  CPL is a service dog organization in Pennsylvania.  They provide highly competent service dogs to recipients to assist with physical limitations, […]

SESSION 48: Cesar Millan, aggression and the pig – Sean’s commentary

March 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Cesar Millan seems to be having a rough few weeks in the public relations department.  A woman was severely bitten by an aggressive dog that was once at his training facility, he aired a TV show […]

SESSION 41: Teach your dog to accept petting and handling more neutrally

December 30th, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 41, I give you a step by step exercise to teach your dog to accept handling and petting more neutrally.  I promised you this handling exercise in podcast 39 (our micro-first aid class […]

SESSION 38: What is the Dog Land App? Has Social Media Gone to the Dogs?

November 30th, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 38, in this episode I interview Jonathon Kolker and Gareth Wilson, two of the founders of the Dog Land App.  We discuss all the cool features of their new App, and the interesting […]

SESSION 37: Improve Your Dog’s Behavior with Visitors!

November 25th, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 37, I give you a training “game plan” to change your holiday visitor’s interactions with your dog from “train wreck” to training opportunity!  I walk you through how to use a secluded area […]

SESSION 36: Better dog Nutrition – Interview with Shelly Christiansen

November 13th, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 36, I interview Shelly Christensen from Paws Custom Pet Foods.  We talk about pitfalls and tips about common dry dog foods, making your dog’s own food and some of the challenges with a […]

SESSION 33: Should All Family Members Have the Same Rules when Training a Dog and Some Comments about Cesar Millan

October 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 33, I address a question from a dog trainer about clients that have disagreements about the rules a dog should follow in their household.  Also, I talk a little bit about the training […]

SESSION 32: What are the best chew toys for puppies? And, how to stop an older, larger puppy from jumping up on kids.

October 9th, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 32, I answer a listener’s question about the best chew toys for puppies, and in our training section today, I talk about the next step in getting an older, larger puppy to stop […]

SESSION 31: Preventing resource guarding in puppy raising and what to do about a dog’s mid-life crisis?

September 28th, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 31, I answer a question from a listener about how to prevent your puppy from guarding their resources inappropriately.  And, I answer a question about a middle aged dog forgetting their training. […]


September 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 30, I answer a question from a listener about how to prevent your dog from escaping from your backyard.  And, I answer a question about how to prevent kitchen counter scavenging.  Also, I […]

SESSION 27: How to coach a new dog to play better with your existing dog and how to get a puppy out of crate calmly

August 28th, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 27, I answer a listeners question about a couple of behavior scenarios with a new dog that he has

1) How to stop her from jumping up on the back door

2) How to get […]

SESSION 26: Teaching your dog to recover from stimulation and teaching your puppy to NOT jump up

August 14th, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 26, I answer a question from a listener about teaching your dog to get better at the skill of “recovery”. Said another way, how to teach your dog to be less reactive. In […]

SESSION 25: How to: make obedience more functional, harnesses versus training collars, and teaching a puppy an advanced sit.

August 8th, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 25, I answer a question from a listener about making the obedience that he’s learned in class more functional in real life. I answer another question about whether someone should use a “prong […]

SESSION 24: Feeding Your Best Friend Better: Interview with Dog Nutrition Expert and Author Rick Woodford

July 31st, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 24, I interview author Rick Woodford. Rick’s compelling story about how he saved his own dog from lymphoma by simply upgrading his nutrition was the start of a long research project for Rick […]

Session 23: how to stop severe leash pulling and how to use posture to settle puppies

July 25th, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 23, I answer a question from a listener about how to stop your dog from pulling when practicing loose leash walking around high level distractions. In the puppy section, I go through how […]

Session 21: Coping With Fireworks Sounds and How to Deal With Off-Leash, Unfriendly Dogs

July 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

In episode 21, I discuss two different questions that have come in from a lot of listeners. Question1) what can I do to make my dog more comfortable during 4th of July fireworks? Question 2) […]

Session 18: The overview of what to teach a puppy and when, and teaching two dogs to not go after each other’s fetch toys

June 1st, 2015|0 Comments

In this episode, in the puppy section, I take answer a listeners question about what to teach a puppy and when – sort of a puppy curriculum. In the training section, I give you a […]

Session 17: Teaching your puppy to greet people, and teaching your adult dog to learn to be brave around things like vacuum cleaners and lawn mowers

May 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

In this episode, in the puppy section, I give you a step by step protocol to teach your older puppy to meet and greet people without jumping, mouthing and going crazy. In the adult dog […]

SESSION 12: interview with Michael and Elizabeth Kohl

March 25th, 2015|0 Comments

In this episode, I interview Michael and Elizabeth Kohl, Owners of Candle Hill Shepherds. Michael and Elizabeth breed some amazing German Shepherds in Idaho. In our discussion we give you some great tips on finding […]

SESSION 9: Puppy Stuff: How to pick a puppy from a litter | Adult Dog Stuff: How to condition your dog to like having a bath

February 24th, 2015|0 Comments

In this week’s episode, I discuss some of the results of our 21 day New Year’s behavior challenge! And, in our puppy segment, I answer a caller’s question about what to look for when you’re […]

SESSION 7: How to introduce a new puppy into your home when you already have an existing dog. And, Sean goes through some of the problem solving in a question from an email when a dog has shown aggression.

February 1st, 2015|0 Comments

In this session of the podcast, I go through the steps and tips of how to introduce a new puppy into your home when you already have an existing dog. And I discuss some of […]

SESSION 6: Puppies meeting, greeting and interaction with other dogs and puppies and our for dogs over 7 months old: Try our New Year’s 21 day behavioral challenge!

January 11th, 2015|0 Comments

In this session of the podcast, I talk about what to do when your puppy loses awareness of you when going up to, and interacting with, other dogs. 
ALSO:  For those of you that have […]

SESSION 5: House breaking for puppies and preparing your dog to be better behaved during holiday parties.

December 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

In this session of the podcast, I follow up on homework from session 4. We’ll answer a listener email about house breaking with puppies and then we go through a game plan to prepare your […]

SESSION 4: Follow up on homework from Session 3 & switch gears to learn how to train younger puppies.

December 9th, 2014|0 Comments

In this session of the podcast, I follow up on homework from session 3. I answer some email questions from listeners and teach you how to “redo” your dog’s “front door ritual”.

ALSO: I switch gears […]

Session 2: Starting out – Are you having some “policy” disagreements with your dog?

October 8th, 2014|0 Comments

In this podcast episode, I discuss the start of training.  In my “in -person” lessons we all start out at the same place.  Whether someone just got a rescue dog a few weeks ago or […]