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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior September 5th, 2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By Stinkycat
If we talked about a scale : 10 -A Harley...

If we talked about a scale :

10 -A Harley outside accelerating,vibrations & sights right beside you (2 ft away)
9 - Vibrations from being close to a Harley (which can hurt a dogs ears)
8 - A...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior September 3rd, 2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,345
Posted By Stinkycat
First thing first. #1 - you need to...

First thing first.



#1 - you need to work on counter conditioning exercises (Get real chicken or something your dog LOVES to death, no cheating on this)
. Go on You tube (...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior September 2nd, 2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By Stinkycat
I would try a few things: I would use the pen ...

I would try a few things: I would use the pen

1) Wake up 30 mins earlier and take him out for 45min - 1hr of some good play and walking. Tire this pup out good before putting him in the pen, and...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior September 1st, 2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Stinkycat
Great book by a GREAT trainer! Try to figure...

Great book by a GREAT trainer!

Try to figure out whats happening JUST before the dog reacts.

a) You could indirectly be triggering your dog to react - sometimes a owner will tense up as soon...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 29th, 2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By Stinkycat
This is a wonderful video and works amazingly! ...

This is a wonderful video and works amazingly!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c77--cCHPyU
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 29th, 2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,449
Posted By Stinkycat
Exactly how it should be done. The only way...

Exactly how it should be done. The only way you'll succeed is with ALOT of patience and consistency, but it will work
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 19th, 2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,869
Posted By Stinkycat
I'm a full time trainer and behaviour consultant,...

I'm a full time trainer and behaviour consultant, I've worked with behaviourists (phd graduates) and other wonderful trainers during my externship in college and I volunteer as the resident trainer...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 17th, 2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By Stinkycat
The Dominance Myth

For all those people that think alpha/dominant training works:

http://video.pbs.org/video/1488005229

Leadership in a household - be a good owner and SHOW the dog what you want him or her to do,...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior August 17th, 2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,869
Posted By Stinkycat
A training program isn't going to do much. You...

A training program isn't going to do much. You need to see the underlining problem.

Your dog was put into a situation where he or she was uncomfortable and therefor this situation created stress...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 27th, 2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,047
Posted By Stinkycat
"Come" If you have a bomb proof recall, you...

"Come"

If you have a bomb proof recall, you don't need any other command. You can call the dog to you and take the collar/harness put it on a leash and control the situation indefinitely.

Next...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 26th, 2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 803
Posted By Stinkycat
I know you probably don't want to hear this but...

I know you probably don't want to hear this but this dog needs a behaviourist.

The screaming when she is told no - this dog was probably abused (physically or emotionally) so the word no =...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior July 26th, 2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 827
Posted By Stinkycat
Dogs don't feel jealousy, they can dislike but...

Dogs don't feel jealousy, they can dislike but it's for a underlining reason.

It sounds like he doesn't trust the dog and is feeling extremely stressed by the presence of the other dog. Hense why...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 24th, 2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By Stinkycat
One thing I will warn you and many people. If...

One thing I will warn you and many people. If your dog #1 isn't well trained or you're still working on issues (maybe like barking, or obedience) wait to get that second dog.

I'm not saying your...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 24th, 2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,851
Posted By Stinkycat
So since taking one dog out is fine and taking...

So since taking one dog out is fine and taking all 3 is chaos.

Start with taking 1 for a 5 min walk, go grab dog #2 and walk for 2-5 mins, see how that goes.
Go drop off dog #1 and walk dog #2...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 23rd, 2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,484
Posted By Stinkycat
Belly band him! Search on Etsy for them, they're...

Belly band him! Search on Etsy for them, they're cloth with velcro and they go around the dog's 'stuff' so if he pee's he's sitting in a soaked belly band. Try using that for a month then take it off...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 23rd, 2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,851
Posted By Stinkycat
The training you have been doing has most likely...

The training you have been doing has most likely been inconsistent, you're rewarding at the wrong time and actually rewarding undesirable behaviours.

IE: bike. If the dog is lunging, put a treat...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 23rd, 2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,056
Posted By Stinkycat
It sounds like your training is inconsistent. ...

It sounds like your training is inconsistent.

You are either not rewarding enough or not rewarding at the right time.

Stop everything and give her a break (vacation from all training for about...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 17th, 2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,903
Posted By Stinkycat
I'm a firm believer that dogs teeth should never...

I'm a firm believer that dogs teeth should never touch human skin, this way if they ever become aggressive they will not know what it's like to bite skin which is a good thing, it would take longer...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 17th, 2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By Stinkycat
Sounds like separation distress. You need to...

Sounds like separation distress.

You need to work with him on the length of time you're gone in small doses. Try it on weekends or days off. Leave for 2 hrs, come home. Leave for 2.5 hrs come...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 17th, 2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By Stinkycat
Couldn't agree more :goodvibes:

Couldn't agree more :goodvibes:
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 11th, 2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By Stinkycat
Was he using counter conditioning exercises with...

Was he using counter conditioning exercises with the cd?

Your dog's threshold for fear is extremely low so you'd just have to work quicker (more rewards).

What does he LOVE doing, is there...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior June 10th, 2011, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By Stinkycat
Lightbulb What behaviourist did you have!?!?! I can't...

What behaviourist did you have!?!?! I can't believe they would walk away.:eek: This problem is not a hard fix, yes it's going to take TIME. You should report him to the association of behaviourists...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 31st, 2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By Stinkycat
Dog have a social hierarchy and I would say as...

Dog have a social hierarchy and I would say as long as your older dog is "just" nipping (this is a completely normal dog communication and puppies NEED this from other dogs to LEARN. The older dog...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 27th, 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By Stinkycat
Don't pay to get them out!! Here's what...

Don't pay to get them out!!

Here's what works GrEaT! :lightbulb:

Take a old washcloth or something you mind getting destroyed.
Soak it in chicken broth and twist it like a pizzle.
Put it in...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 20th, 2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,087
Posted By Stinkycat
You will need to do alot of counter conditioning...

You will need to do alot of counter conditioning exercises with her.

Verbal corrections do not work unless the dog has a clear understanding of what NO is. As far as she's concerned your making...
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