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Forum: Dog training - dog behavior May 29th, 2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
I agree that taking to the vet to rule out a...

I agree that taking to the vet to rule out a physical problem is very important. It is unethical to try to train a problem that is caused by something physical. I am dealing with a case very similar...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 19th, 2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Cell the article had her references at the...

Cell the article had her references at the bottom. I did not write it so can't comment on that. I posted it for her because the forum would not let her log in.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 19th, 2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Well, all I can say is this article is not an...

Well, all I can say is this article is not an opinion piece. Learning theory is a proven, scientifically sound approach. This is up to date information about dominance as well.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 18th, 2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,469
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Hi, I personally don't think there is a...

Hi,

I personally don't think there is a problem with letting your pup sleep in the bed. It's if he starts claiming the bed as his own, that you have a problem. So, if he sleeps through the night...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 18th, 2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Hey Blackdog, Doing the heel excercise along...

Hey Blackdog,

Doing the heel excercise along the wall will help. This way she has no choice but to sit straight. The advise about not looking at her and not carrying treats in that hand is...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 18th, 2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
One more thing, she is not necessarily advocating...

One more thing, she is not necessarily advocating treat training, but positive, reward based methods. Which we have already discussed can be anything the dog enjoys. So relax Bailey, it was not an...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 18th, 2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
She is not impying that any group of trainers...

She is not impying that any group of trainers (behavioural trainers or whatever) uses these methods. She is simply saying why they should not be used.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 18th, 2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Bailey, This was not directed at you. I...

Bailey,

This was not directed at you. I think you have explained your training methods and you sound like a great trainer. I just wanted people to read the article, as I thought it was well...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 18th, 2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Charlotte also gave me permission to post this...

Charlotte also gave me permission to post this article.

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The Effects of Aversion in Dog Training
By Charlotte Wagner

Throughout history, humans have reared, raised, and trained...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 18th, 2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
I found this on a group I belong to and thought...

I found this on a group I belong to and thought it explained things very nicely. This is reposted with permission from the author, Charlotte Wagner.

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First let me introduce myself: my name...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 12th, 2009, 02:13 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
TulipRoxy, My training methods are very...

TulipRoxy,

My training methods are very similiar to how you described. Now i don't have to post them!

I also wanted to say, my dog is a very free spirit siberian husky, who is very catlike, and...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 11th, 2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Blackdog, clicker training is simply a method of...

Blackdog, clicker training is simply a method of marking the correct behaviour. It is very effective when training things that involved working at a distance. You do not have to use food as a reward...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 11th, 2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Yes but, can you describe to me how you actually...

Yes but, can you describe to me how you actually train these dogs to do things? I recall reading about your education previously. I am asking you to describe your technique. Play is good to use as a...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 11th, 2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Bailey, I am curious to know what you define as...

Bailey, I am curious to know what you define as "behavioural training methods" and how you deal with a dog who is only food motivated.

I am a working trainer, I have an education in learning...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior March 7th, 2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
His site is back up now, it was not down for long.

His site is back up now, it was not down for long.
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 28th, 2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,025
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Using a crate as a time out will not make the dog...

Using a crate as a time out will not make the dog associate it as a negative place if you do not put them in it in a negative manner. If they are calmly placed into the crate for a time out, it will...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 28th, 2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
I was also once a Brad follower. I found my dogs...

I was also once a Brad follower. I found my dogs got worse when I started with his stuff. Namely the pinning, the running around trees & obstacles, and my dog got worse offleash. They were not...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 27th, 2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 58,193
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Pawbaby, I really think you should contact...

Pawbaby,

I really think you should contact the SPCA about what you witnessed at the seminar. I encourage anyone who has seen any kind of abuse to do the same. The SPCA cannot act unless these...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 27th, 2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,025
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Wow two puppies at once you are brave!! :) It...

Wow two puppies at once you are brave!! :) It sounds like they have a wonderful life and get lots of excercise.

Just a few tips, do not feeling bad for putting them in their crates for a while...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 23rd, 2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Well, it would be best if someone could come home...

Well, it would be best if someone could come home to let her out in the middle of the day, but they can make it for 8 hours ok. You should excercise her before putting her in, when you get home, and...
Forum: Dog training - dog behavior February 23rd, 2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,039
Posted By maui_blue_eyes
Crate training is a good recommendation. It is...

Crate training is a good recommendation. It is alot to ask of an 8 month old to be loose without causing trouble. It is just boredom or possible anxiety, not disrespect at all. If you cannot crate...
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