What’s out there that might be catchable and good to eat? Right there, the predatory sequence has begun. Aha! She catches a sight or scent and orients toward it. Then she goes still: watching, scenting, taking in information about her prey. Then the chase begins ending in the kill shot and the reward.
Managing Prey Drive Basics
Even though our dogs no longer, in most cases, do their own killing if they want to eat, we’ve all seen them hunt – or try to, as the 150th squirrel in a row makes a clean getaway. What would a complete sequence of predatory behavior look like?
Managing Prey Drive Advanced
YLearning to manage your dog's prey drive is necessary, not only to prevent undesirable scenarios like the one described above, but also because a dog whose prey drive is engaged and channeled in an acceptable way will have a much easier time getting along with humans and other dogs.
Snake Avoidance Without Shock
Snake avoidance is purely about teaching a dog that the sight, smell or sound of a rattlesnake is to be avoided. This is no different than teaching a dog not to cross the street without our approval, rush the open front door, beg at the table or poop in the house. It’s also a lot easier then teaching a dog to alert someone to an impending seizure or a dangerous drop in blood sugar levels.
Boundary Training Without Electronics
Would you like to train your dog to stay in your yard without resorting to electrical shock? There is a way to do it that is inexpensive, takes about the same amount of time, and is just as reliable as the electronic containment systems.
Hassle Free Hiking and Camping
Hiking is a great way to get out of the house, get fit and exercise your dog. But it has its hassles. Learn how to hike hassle free.
What A Dog Is
In the world of human psychology there is Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and several people have taken this hierarchy and tried to apply it to dogs and dog training.
What actually does a dog (or most any animal) need? Without mixing in human control, emotions or considerations; what can a dog achieve past basic survival? What motivates a dog to continue to share life with humans, live in a human world and learn what is needed to be learned?
Don't Run In The Street
Would you like to train your dog to stay in your yard, not bolt out doors and wait in the car until you release him?
This book helps you teach your dog self-control in all situations and prevents dangerous situations from happening.
How often are you distracted during the day? It's a question that's almost laughable, right? Most of us are distracted several, if not dozens, of times every day. The amount of "extra" things we deal with in daily life are never ending.
Our dogs are no different. The doorbell rings, someone opens the refrigerator, a dog barks in the distance and the birds are teasing. Squirrel!!
Avoiding Dangerous Critters Without Shock
There is more out there than just rattlesnakes.
Poisonous toads, aligators, spiders, centipedes, and many other venomous snakes that are not part of the rattler variety can affect your dog.