The Naughty Dogge Blog

There are two types of clients. Those that know their dog's issues and desperately want...

This fabulous article written by Suzanne Clothier is a must read for every single...

LEARNING THEORY REVISITED

While behaviour and training follow scientific rules all learned in the laboratory, we with our own dogs have dynamic relationships, households, and other complexities going on....

CONTROL VERSUS SUPPRESSION

I have always maintained that the purpose of rules is to give freedom. My dogs deserve the right to be dogs. Just because I can control them doesn’t mean that I should. Now don’t get...

Performance and self image are always equal. You will only do as good as you expect to do. What you imagine in your head is what you are going to get. You will never do better, though it is possible to do worse!...

Dog training is considered the training of a dog – but is it? How much are we working on them, and how much are we working on ourselves?

As beginners, we put a large part of the responsibility on the four...

An Alpha Roll is putting your dog down onto the ground as punishment for a misdeed. If your dog does something terrible, and you take him to the ground and hold him there, regardless of what name you want to call it – you are doing an Alpha Roll...

Buddhist Scriptures (Amyuktagama Sutra, volume 33) help us understand about mindset: “It is said that there are four types of horses; Excellent ones, good ones, poor ones, and bad ones. The best horse will run slow and fast, right and left, at...

My profession has left me a little cynical.  I believe that in order to protect our dogs, we must train them for the stupidest human as accident prevention. 

Never underestimate the stupidity of a human, and...

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