Lionheart K9's Dog Blog on dog training, nutrition and health

Our very own Dog Blog for training and the State of the Trade in The Age of Wingnuts and Zealots.

A collection of articles written by Linda Kaim on the State of Dog.

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If you are still with me, read on…


Dog Training Methods

Folks have a tendency to conflate dog training methods and equipment. I frequently get inquiries from people who have never trained a dog and want to know what ‘methods’ I use.

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The Anxious Dog

I work with many anxious dogs and the one thing they have in common are first-time owners who have no real experience with dogs.

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‘Quiet Hands’

I have written about quiet hands a lot. Our primary communication with a dog is transmitted through the leash and it’s important to understand the mechanics of leash handling.

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Choose the right dog collar

There isn’t a day that goes by where someone isn’t making a comment somewhere on the internet about dog collars. What should be used, what shouldn’t be used, why one is better than the other, etcetera.

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The sport of ARSA

Back home from my adventure learning about the sport of ARSA over the last couple days, excited from making new friends, and spending time with old friends.

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Biting Dogs

If you own a biting dog, this post is for you. One of the biggest complaints I hear from owners with dogs that bite is “My dog bites for no reason!” Hate to break it to ya, but I guarantee your dog had a reason.

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