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Picture a young, gangling, yellow Labrador Retriever with a big goofy grin, tongue hanging out, and a tail constantly on the wag. There you have George. No collar, but not a stray. Youthfully slim, but obviously well-fed. Just a roamer. One of those who opens the gate or jumps the fence during the day when nobody's home and roams the neighborhood with joy in his heart and lots of energy … More
Over the years, I've had several dogs, and it seems like each time I start to train a new dog, I find a new way to train.  Or perhaps I should say I find new techniques to expand and refine the training knowledge I already have.

Training without Treats
I used to be dead set against training with treats.  Scout, my heeler mix was trained ent… More