Archive Monthly Archives: June 2019

Can My Aggressive Dog Be Fixed? Dog Aggression Training in Cincinnati, Ohio

Everyday at our dog training facility in Cincinnati, Ohio, we work with aggression in dogs (food aggression, dog aggression, people aggression, etc). Rehabilitation of any nature, whether it be man or dog has a complicated history. Yes, most dogs and people that tend to show signs of extreme aggression can be rehabilitated. But also no, […]

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Social Referencing In Dogs! Dog Behaviorist in Cincinnati, Ohio

How often have we been placed in an ambiguous situation where we don’t know how to react. We take a cue from other people’s responses (in the hope that they are more experienced) and behave just as they do. This is called ‘social referencing’ and is very apparent in young children who are faced with […]

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Study On Electronic (Shock) Collars

Since we are the best electronic (shock) collar trainers in Cincinnati, Ohio, we often get asked about the affects of electronic collar training. It is not actually a “shock” at all (as some people call it), it is actually a very low level stimulation, much like stim pads that physical therapists use. Due to the […]

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Shock Collar Training or Pinch Collar Training?

We always get asked about electronic (shock) collars and pinch collars at our dog training facility in Cincinnati. Many people refer to them as “shock” collars; however, they just give a low level stimulation (like stim pads). There have actually been studies and research that have been conducted on electronic collars and pinch collars. One […]

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Treating Separation Anxiety Through Training

Here in Cincinnati, Ohio, we’re seeing an increase in the cases of separation anxiety that our clients are reaching out to us about. Many of the cases are in rescue dogs, and we applaud owners for trying to resolve these issues and helping their rescued pups go on to lead happier lives! There are varying […]

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Should I Play Tug With My Dog?

One of the most important steps to raising a confident dog is to play tug with your dog. People do not realize how important this step is in confidence-building. We preach confidence daily. It does not help that there is so much misinformation out there on this subject that people really do not know what […]

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How Do I Be The Pack Leader?

Many people hear everyone constantly say, “You need to be the pack leader.” However, many of you ask, “How do I be the pack leader for my dog?” What does it mean that dogs are pack animals? This means they always roam and stick together in a pack. Lions are the same way; you will […]

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How Can I Train My Aggressive Dog?

Our aggressive dog training courses work on the principle that there is no dog in the world that prefers to be aggressive. An aggressive dog will be just as unhappy as its owners about the situation. Aggression is caused by the dog’s environment putting it under some kind of stress. This is why our courses […]

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How To Get My Dog Over Being Afraid of Loud Noises?

One big fear many dogs have are fear of noises (loud trucks, fireworks, thunder, etc). When we do puppy consultations, we always tell people, “Immediately start exposing him/her to as many noises as possible.” Turn on the vacuum, blender, hair dryer, and any other noisy devices you have around the house. I have seen far […]

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How to fix my dogs toy aggression

Toy Aggression is a behavioral issue we deal with a lot in Cincinnati. First, we will start with prevention, to ensure you never have this problem with your dog. Anytime we do our puppy training classes, I always tell the owners to get their puppies used to them taking away their toys, giving them back, […]

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