Guild of Shepherds & Collies

Stress, Aggression, and Your Dog

Is Stress Getting to Your Furry Friend? Here’s How You Can Ease Some Tension. Stress affects everyone, including our dogs. It sucks, it doesn’t feel good, and it creates negative feelings. So, if you could prevent stress towards your dog,…

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Does Punishing A Dog Really Work?

There are many trainers in the world that are punishment-based, meaning punishment makes up the majority of their training techniques. Then there are balanced trainers who use punishment and positive reinforcement to train dogs, meaning they’ll use a correction (verbal…

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building an incredible athlete

Building an Incredible Athlete

Majority of the population are under the assumption that to have a well-behaved dog you need to just exercise the &#$% out of him or her and they will be so tired that they can’t practice bad/negative behaviours. True….. to…

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Seventy Five Twenty Five

Seventy Five Twenty Five: Keeping Your Dog on Track Herding breeds are unlike any other dog breed, for specific reasons. They’re bred: to be sensitive to work extremely close with the handler to be smart and use independent thinking  …

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RECALLS – Coming When Called

RECALLS – Coming When Called   The majority of “complaints” I get from dog owners is regarding “come when called”, also known as recall. The dog won’t come period, or the dog only comes when he wants to or feels…

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