What Dog Trainers WON'T Tell You

The secret that I’m going to discuss in this email really is a secret that has never been revealed to the best of my knowledge. It has nothing to do with crates, leashes, collars, treats, clickers or anything else...
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How To Win Friends And Influence Dogs

Read an article yesterday about aggressive dogs. The article stated that disagreeable people prefer aggressive dogs. It has been my experience that aggressive people tend to own aggressive dogs. NOT all aggressive dogs belong to angry people, but the...
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The Case Against Choke Collars

Let’s do a little Q and A today: First question… QUESTION: Eric, love your emails but I noticed that you really hate choke collars. What’s the deal? Most trainers recommend that every dog is trained with one. ANSWER: Yes,...
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Dog Training: When It Goes Wrong

Had an interesting conversation yesterday. I was talking about training with my friend and fellow dog trainer, Jim Helems, on our radio show. The topic of training styles came up and we were talking about electronic collars, prong collars...
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I LOVE Getting Emails Like This…

I LOVE getting emails like this: “Eric, Thought you might like to have a story that has a happy ending. About a year ago I adopted a Leash Aggressive, Dog Aggressive, Man/Boy Aggressive Glen of Imaal Terrier. I joined...
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Train Your Dog Like A Spartan

New England is beautiful and a great place to live but sometimes the weather really SUCKS! Saturday morning we had snow. The next day, 70 degrees. Go figure. Anyway. Saturday was cold, the book I ordered from Amazon didn't...
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