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  • Using Cues and Reinforcement in Dog Training

    Using Cues and Reinforcement in Dog Training

    General Topics 11/28/2013 at 4:42 pm

    Following is an excerpt from the book Thoughtful Owners, Great Dogs by James Akenhead. Obedience training is usually thought of as mastering a series of commands that indicate what behavior we want the dog to do, combined with a release cue that tells the dog when he can stop doing […]

  • E-Collar Basics

    E-Collar Basics

    General Topics, K9 Health 11/14/2013 at 9:11 am

    Electronic is an interesting adjective that Webster’s defines as: 1. of or having to do with electrons; 2.operating, produced, or done by the action of electrons or other carriers of semiconductors, vacuum tubes, etc.; or 3. carried on by or making use of electronic equipment. The word “electronic” conjures up […]

  • Using play drive in bite work

    Using play drive in bite work

    General Topics, Patrol 11/01/2013 at 9:28 am

    When training police dogs to perform certain tasks, we use the dog’s inherent drives. That’s why, when we test a dog for police work, we must be sure that he has the appropriate drives for the task. For example, in scent work — whether it is for tracking, narcotics or […]