Living with a high drive, intelligent dog without losing your mind (or your spouse)! Come join Sue McKinney , MSW, CPDT-KA, CNWI Dog Educator, CCG Evaluator, Dog Fun Forever, LLC as she helps us to better understand the challenges and joys of how best to manage life with a PWD.
Let's talk Theory. How should we relate to our dogs? Pack leader, benevolent dictator, parent or what??? Is there something to this Alpha dominance theory? Or are we living with scavenger?
So how do we get our dogs to do what we want them to do? Positive reinforcement vs force vs balance. Physical vs mental exercise. What is enough? What do we mean when we say a dog needs a "job"? Stimulating training for intelligent dogs.
Bringing up baby... how to introduce a new puppy or dog into the household.
Common problems and their solutions: Jumping, Biting, Barking, Charging the door and other concerns?