Monthly Archives: July 2011

Finding a Trainer, Finding Good Information

Although APDT does not yet have provisions in place to sanction or remove trainers who violate best-practices rules (part of the problem is that there is not currently a universal standard of care in the field of applied dog behavior), there … Continue reading

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Read The Whole Thing

For anyone interested, The Koehler Method of Dog Training is available (used but reasonably priced) at Amazon as well as some other online retailers.  Anybody up for a book of the month discussion on it? ;)

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The Weasel Files Part Two

The International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP) is a body that seems to have been formed by trainers unhappy with the trend toward dog-friendly techniques.  They also seem a little rusty on the relevant science.  Their 2011 conference theme was … Continue reading

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