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Starting Thursday, October 3rd @ 1:30 EST, join Drayton Michaels, CTC, Pit Bull Guru from Urban Dawgs and ModernDogTraining.com, and Kim Merritt, co-founder of Good Dog in a box, for Good Dog Pro, a weekly video podcast focusing on dog training without fear and pain.Topics will cover reward based dog training, puppy training, dogs and kids, dog safety, and good dog behavior. Each episode will be 60 minutes in length, with the first 30 minutes covering general information for dog owners that is available free, and the second 30 minutes covering information specifically for dog professionals and available exclusively to subscribers of Good Dog Pro. Check back on this web page for upcoming shows, guests, and to watch!

Starting Thursday, October 3rd @ 1:30 EST, join Drayton Michaels, CTC, Pit Bull Guru from Urban Dawgs and ModernDogTraining.com, and Kim Merritt, co-founder of Good Dog in a box, for Good Dog Pro, a weekly video podcast focusing on dog training without fear and pain.Topics will cover reward based dog training, puppy training, dogs and kids, dog safety, and good dog behavior. Each episode will be 60 minutes in length, with the first 30 minutes covering general information for dog owners that is available free, and the second 30 minutes covering information specifically for dog professionals and available exclusively to subscribers of Good Dog Pro. Check back on this web page for upcoming shows, guests, and to watch!
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United States

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Starting Thursday, October 3rd @ 1:30 EST, join Drayton Michaels, CTC, Pit Bull Guru from Urban Dawgs and ModernDogTraining.com, and Kim Merritt, co-founder of Good Dog in a box, for Good Dog Pro, a weekly video podcast focusing on dog training without fear and pain.Topics will cover reward based dog training, puppy training, dogs and kids, dog safety, and good dog behavior. Each episode will be 60 minutes in length, with the first 30 minutes covering general information for dog owners that is available free, and the second 30 minutes covering information specifically for dog professionals and available exclusively to subscribers of Good Dog Pro. Check back on this web page for upcoming shows, guests, and to watch!

Language:

English

Contact:

814-243-3023


Episodes

Good Dog Pro - Ep6 - Counter Conditioning

10/31/2019
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Many times what is needed in hectic, sudden situations is not "training," but counter conditioning. Counter conditioning is the process of reducing stress for dogs towards events on leash, people in the home, or things like harnesses or nail clipping. Counter conditioning is a huge advantage to any dog owner or dog professional. Learn how to implement counter conditioning, why it's crucial to keep dogs under threshold to reduce stress and fear, on leash counter conditioning, and using...

Duration:00:32:35

Good Dog Pro - Ep8 - Little Dogs with the Little Dog Guru

10/25/2019
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Little dogs have special needs and are more prone to fear, stress and reactivity. Take a deep dive into all things small this week with Drayton Michaels, CTC, as he discusses the needs of little dogs. From the proper ways to approach and pick up a small dog to how to counter condition using a dog carrier like a doggie Bjorn, we talk about setting up environments that promote positive associations for our tiny four legged friends. Drayton talks about how to set up little dogs for success, how...

Duration:00:34:59

Good Dog Pro - Ep7 - Dog Play for Adolescent & Adult Dogs

10/24/2019
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What is dog play and why is it important? In a followup to his article, "Dog Play & Prediction Error," Drayton Michaels, CTC, talks about shaping dog play and the need for getting your dog into regular, supervised play with doggie friends. It's not just us humans that need friends and benefit from the social interaction, so do dogs. Dog play is often misunderstood, by dog owners and professionals, alike. Drayton discusses combating fearful and stressed out dogs with behavior problems with...

Duration:00:31:39

Good Dog Pro - Ep5 - Pit Bulls and The Truth

10/24/2019
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October is Pit Bull Awareness Month and October 25th is National Pit Bull Awareness Day. While there have been substantial gains in the understanding and empathy for dogs classified as "pit bulls," there are still 27 states in the US that have bans or restrictions against this and other dog breeds. Drayton and Kim discuss the state of the pit bull movement and the prejudice in the media against this breed. They define what a pit bull actually is, concerns of the general public, genetics, and...

Duration:00:34:34

Good Dog Pro - Ep4 - Puppy Play & Development

10/17/2019
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Have a new puppy or thinking of getting one? You won't want to miss this episode of Good Dog Pro, where Drayton and Kim discuss puppy development and puppy socialization. Drayton talks about the importance of puppy group classes and why you want to expose your young puppy to other puppies in supervised play situations. Learn the difference between your puppy playing with other dogs vs playing with other puppies. Learn how to pick a puppy class for your dog and why you want to choose one that...

Duration:00:36:15

Good Dog Pro - Ep 1 Introduction

10/4/2019
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Good Dog Pro premieres by introducing co-hosts, Drayton Michaels, CTC, of Urban Dawgs and ModernDogTraining.com, and Kim Merritt, co-founder of GoodDogInABox.com and GoodDogPro.com. Drayton and Kim talk about the new video podcast format, with the first thirty minutes focused on the dog owner/lover or someone interested in getting a dog, while the second thirty minutes is aimed at the dog professional and is only available through a subscription to GoodDogPro.com. Drayton will focus on...

Duration:00:11:37

Good Dog Pro - Ep2 - Understanding How Behavior Works

10/4/2019
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Behavior is something all humans do and all humans require from dogs in order for us to live with less stress. Delve into understanding behavior from the dog's perspective, as well as from the human side of the equation with Drayton Michaels, CTC. This episode discusses associative learning and consequence learning with dogs. Drayton explains the application of behavior change and understanding reinforcements, both positive and negative. He and Kim discuss consent for dogs and how to achieve...

Duration:00:34:19

Good Dog Pro - Ep3 - General Impulse Control & Stress Reduction for All Dogs

10/4/2019
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Do you have a stress reduction plan for your dog? In this episode of Good Dog Pro, Drayton and Kim discuss how to make every day less stressful for you and your dog. Learn why your dog should be on a schedule, how to use chewing and food dispensing toys as stress busters, the role of counter conditioning and exercise in reducing stress.

Duration:00:31:46