• The Power of Management

    7 monthes ago - By Victoria Stilwell Positively

    A trainer's most important job is to help people live harmoniously with their dogs and sometimes the only thing that is needed to create harmony is effective management. When I work with dogs that have behavioral issues, I focus on teaching alternatives - new skills that dogs can utilize instead of the unwanted behaviors I have been called into change. While I am teaching these new skills I look at how I can manage the dog's environment to help ensure success.
    Here's an example of effective management. While I'm teaching a dog to eliminate outdoors, I prevent indoor elimination by setting...
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