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Disorderly Dogs!

Disorderly Dogs!

Hosted by: Rachel Laurie Harris CPDT-KA

Living with dogs is a major joy and also a major pain in the you know what sometimes. I share easy to implement, real life training advice with an emphasis on kindness and compassion.

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Episodes

300. Emotional Regulation

In this episode, I talk about emotional regulation, exploring its significance for both humans and dogs. I share valuable insights into practical ways to help your dog navigate their emotions and cultivate a sense of...
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299. Societal Expectations

In this episode, I share my perspective as a dog trainer of 12 years on how to deal with societal expectations when it comes to training your dog.  Support Disorderly Dogs  Dog Communication Webinar Free Training...
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298. Frequently Asked Questions

In this episode, I answer some of the frequently asked questions of dog guardians: Are we reinforcing barking? When can we fade the food Why do they not respond when they “know” the behavior? Why do dogs behave...
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297. Surviving Your Teenage Dog

In this episode, I talk all about teenage dogs, particularly those in the 10th month to year and a half age range. It's common for dogs in this phase to exhibit behaviors akin to human teenagers, and that's perfectly...
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296. Winter Woes (Replay)

In this episode, I talk about tips how to fight winter woes. Enrichment Feeding Stuffing Kongs Bully Sticks Shredding Boxes Foundational and Trick Training Nosework Games Support Disorderly Dogs  Enrichment...
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295. Leash Communications

In this episode, I talk all about leashes. I dissect common misconceptions often observed on social media, between communication and correction and share the leash communications I teach my clients and my dogs during...
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294. Unleashing the Potential of a Stray Cattle Dog Duo – A Reactive Case Study in Canine Transformation w/ Team River

In this episode, I share another Reactive Redefined case study. River is a stray cattle dog, who has a lot of triggers such as cars, leaves, birds, snowflakes, raindrops, and anything that moves fast.  Support...
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293. Mental Well Being for Dog Guardians w/ Peggy O’Neill

In this episode, I talk to Peggy O'Neill about the importance of maintaining your mental well-being as a dog guardian. It's important to think about what went right with your dog and focus on what you and your dog can...
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292. What Causes Reactivity w/ Cecilia Erhabor (Replay)

In this replay episode, Cecilia and I discuss the contributing factors to reactivity in our dogs. We also talk about how to prevent it.   Support Disorderly Dogs  Free Training Courses   Virtual Training...
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291. Alternative Behaviors

In this episode, I talk about how you can get effective behavior change with alternative behavior. Alternative behavior is what we can tell our dogs to do in place of the behavior we don’t want them to do.  Support...
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290. Preparing Your Dog for the Holiday Season

In this episode, I talk about how you can prepare your dog for the upcoming holiday season. The most important thing that will set you up for success is knowing your dog well. I encourage you not to put your dog in a...
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289. Training Success with Playful Rewards w/ Steph Folkman

In this episode, Steph and I talk about how you can utilize toys to your advantage and use it as an effective reinforcer. Support Disorderly Dogs  Free Training Courses   Virtual Training...
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