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Reducing Reinforcement

Reducing reinforcement - another HUGE topic!  If you'd like to learn more about it, take a look at the facebook live I did yesterday. And on a unrelated note, Fenzi Dog Sports Academy's 5th annual dog sports training camp will be held in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, May 17...

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The Forest? The trees? How about…both!

You're trying to solve a problem.  Where does one start? If the problem is common, save yourself some trouble and use known and effective common solutions. For most problems, there are approaches that will work for the 90 percent.  The more of these you pick up over...

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Eight days of Wink

Have you seen this video? It's about 2 1/2 hours of unedited training with a puppy who was visiting me last year.  There is a ton to be gleaned from this so if you have some free time go ahead and take a look. I explain in the Youtube description what I cover in the...

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A “good enough” dog person

I read an article today called The Good Enough Parent is the Best Parent. Feel free to take a look.  The gist of the article is that perfection is a bit of a curse. The author, Dr. Peter Gray, writes (quoting another...gets complicated here...)  "Perfection is not...

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