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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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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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288. What Makes a Dog a Good Listener?

There are four major factors that affect your dog's ability to be a good listener: Your relationship with your dog Your dog's personality Your dog's learning history Environmental influences Support Disorderly...
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287. Training Titans: Special Considerations for Large Breed Dogs

When we're talking about large breed dogs, I put a lot of emphasis of early socialization. Getting them comfortable around a lot of stimulus is important so that when they grow up to be big dogs, barking, lunging, and...
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286. Unleash the Truth: Navigating Retractable Leashes w/ Anthony De Marinis and Vinny Viola

A lot of people, including dog trainers, hate retractable leashes and early on in my career, I heard horror stories about this kind of leash. In this episode, special guests Anthony De Marinis and Vinny Viola join me...
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285. Guardians of the Growler: Navigating Life with a Severely Reactive Dog w/ Team Luna

In this episode, I share another Reactive Redefined case study. Luna was 6 months was first adopted and we talk about her journey. At first it was a lot of barking and was reactive towards people she hasn't...
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284. Transactional Learning

In this episode, I talk about how I used transactional learning in training Waylon and Spicy. While I used transactional learning for both dogs, I used different approaches for each dog. I also expound on how you can...
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283. Navigating the Spectrum of Consent and Cooperation

Consent in care is a protocol in which we teach a dog a behavior and if they provide this behavior, they are saying yes to what we are doing. Cooperative care, on the other hand, we're not getting the dog's explicit...
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282. The Road Warrior and the Rowdy Pup: A Traveling Nurse's Journey with a Spirited Learner w/ Team Jackson

In this episode, I share another Reactive Redefined case study. We worked on station training and helped open up the possibility of just laying and relaxing. Support Disorderly Dogs  Join the Reactive Redefined...
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281. From Stray to Service: The Remarkable Journey of a Reactive Dog w/ Team Goose

In this episode, I share another Reactive Redefined case study. Goose wasn't used to a lot of things such as being pet and living in a house and it was a culture shock for him.  Support Disorderly Dogs  Join the...
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280. Backyard Woes

One of the most common things that comes up in the backyard is dogs not coming when called. The more exciting the backyard, the less recalling the dog is doing. In this episode, I talk about the common backyard woes...
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279. Reading Your Dog's Body Language w/ Masina Kakese

In this episode, Masina Kakese joins me to talk about how you can read your dog's body language. We cover every body part and break down the possible cues your dog is giving you. Support Disorderly Dogs  END OF SUMMER...
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