Ep12: Common Treat-Training Problems and How to Fix Them

canine conversations dog training podcast common treat training problems and how to fix them

Today’s episode discusses the 8 problems with using treats in your training sessions. Food reinforcement is a powerful way to get and maintain the behaviors we want from our dogs but there is an art and a science to using it properly.   1. Your treats are too low or too high value. Dogs are individuals, just like people, and …

S01 Ep08: Mechanics Matter with Emily Strong

canine conversations dog training podcast mechanics matter with emily strong

In this episode, we are joined by the amazing Emily Strong of First Train Home and From Beaks To Barks! Emily is a great dog and people trainer! In this episode, we discuss why mechanics matter and the top 4 training exercises Emily uses in her private with clients and when training new animal shelter staff/volunteers. These exercises help people …

S01 Ep02 5 Things Dog Trainers Do Differently From Pet Parents

5 Things Dog Trainers Do Differently From Pet Parents

Canine Conversations discusses the tricks dog trainers use to get good behavior from their own dogs – so that you can use them too! Trainers have the benefit of behavior knowledge and perspective on what works and what doesn’t, as well as some “shortcuts” to good behavior. Trainers Ursa Acree, Marissa Martino, and Kayla Fratt discuss their go-to approaches. #1 …