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Dog Training for Real Life The Dog's Way Podcast, with professional dog trainer Sean McDaniel, deals with practical dog obedience for real life situations. Sean gives you underlying theory and practical training assignments based in a more naturalistic dog training philosophy to help you solve the most common dog behavior issues. Sean shares his experience from over fifteen years of working with clients and their dogs, dealing with behavior modification, functional dog obedience issues and everyday dog training issues. In the “dog training podcasts”, Sean leaves you with homework assignments to help you begin practically dealing with your dog’s issues. Sean also, interviews leading dog issue experts in topics such as: your dog's diet, veterinary medicine, puppy raising, dog breeding and selecting the right dog for you.

Dog Training for Real Life The Dog's Way Podcast, with professional dog trainer Sean McDaniel, deals with practical dog obedience for real life situations. Sean gives you underlying theory and practical training assignments based in a more naturalistic dog training philosophy to help you solve the most common dog behavior issues. Sean shares his experience from over fifteen years of working with clients and their dogs, dealing with behavior modification, functional dog obedience issues and everyday dog training issues. In the “dog training podcasts”, Sean leaves you with homework assignments to help you begin practically dealing with your dog’s issues. Sean also, interviews leading dog issue experts in topics such as: your dog's diet, veterinary medicine, puppy raising, dog breeding and selecting the right dog for you.
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Seattle, Washington

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Dog Training for Real Life The Dog's Way Podcast, with professional dog trainer Sean McDaniel, deals with practical dog obedience for real life situations. Sean gives you underlying theory and practical training assignments based in a more naturalistic dog training philosophy to help you solve the most common dog behavior issues. Sean shares his experience from over fifteen years of working with clients and their dogs, dealing with behavior modification, functional dog obedience issues and everyday dog training issues. In the “dog training podcasts”, Sean leaves you with homework assignments to help you begin practically dealing with your dog’s issues. Sean also, interviews leading dog issue experts in topics such as: your dog's diet, veterinary medicine, puppy raising, dog breeding and selecting the right dog for you.

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@TheDogsWay

Language:

English

Contact:

844-364-7929


Episodes

Episode 074 - Skinner's Four Quadrants - Part 2 of 2

7/22/2019
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This is a continuation of my talk about Skinner's Four Quadrants. If you're reading this and haven't heard the previous show (episode 73), I'd strongly suggest going back to listen to that first. It will give some context to my deeper dive into what the concepts mean. We'll talk in this episode about the broader argument of the "purely positive" trainers, why I use a mix of all four, and why. Positive-Only" or "Positive-Focused" trainers vs. "Balanced" trainers I'll talk about the...

Duration:00:47:31

Episode 73 - (Part 1 of 2) Skinner's Four Quadrants

7/22/2019
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Hey there Dog's Way fans, today it's time to get "geeky" and talk about Skinner's Four Quadrants. I get asked a lot about the references I make to B.F. Skinner and Skinner's Four Quadrants so it makes sense to go a bit further into what the concepts are behind positive and negative reinforcements, how trainers adapt to those concepts and in this and episode 74 I go into depth on my methods as well and how to apply it to your own pet. It's a fascinating understanding of behavior,...

Duration:00:38:15

Session 72: A Great Discussion with Bennie Copeland

7/1/2019
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A Great Discussion with Bennie Copeland, author of Family Dog Fusion Bennie Copeland and I had a great discussion! If you remember Bennie Copeland from Episode 61, you're going to love our continued conversation. Bennie is a trainer in the Nashville area, and recently published a book, Family Dog Fusion. It's full of insights and tips on how best to teach, train, love and build an amazing bond that you may not have thought possible. It's got some great step-by-step tools about behaviors,...

Duration:00:49:14

Session 71: The Down Command with Eric Letendre

3/8/2019
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In episode 71, Sean interviews Eric Letendre about his method and tips for introducing the down command to a dog. Sean and Eric talk about some of the pitfalls that people fall into when introducing an obedience command and how to progress from introduction to a little greater proficiency in the down.

Duration:00:51:39

Session 70: Deciding and Preparing for a Puppy

12/7/2018
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Sean interviews Cara Putnam of Crossroads Dog Training about her new free e-book “Before You Bring a Puppy Home”. Her book walks you through the decision phase, preparation phase and your puppy’s first introduction to their new home. The downloadable e-book is a great resource to guide you through your preparation.

Duration:00:55:23

Session 69: Interview with Ryan Brown from The Dog Philosofur

5/5/2018
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In this episode, Sean interviews Ryan Brown about his thriving new dog training business in Ontario, Canada. Ryan shares his insights over the last two years of intense training with hundreds of clients. Ryan has tips for newer dog trainers and people thinking of dog training as a career, as well as some ideas to make owner’s training easier and more effective with their dogs.

Duration:01:04:59

Session 68: Cara Putnam from Cross Roads Dog Training – Dogs’ instincts and training

3/12/2018
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In episode 68, Sean interviews Dog Trainer, Cara Putnam about her training philosophy, her focus on dogs’ instincts and needs, as well as some specific ideas about how dogs’ marking behavior can affect the pack and play environment. In this session: In this episode What’s the difference [...] The post Session 68: Cara Putnam from Cross Roads Dog Training – Dogs’ instincts and training appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:59:07

SESSION 67: Friendly Dog Body Language and BAT Training

10/2/2017
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In episode 67, Sean answers some questions from a couple of listeners about interpreting dogs’ body language in behavioral modification, and what he thinks of a specific form of training called BAT training for dogs. Sean gives a more detailed list of the dog body language signals that he usually looks for, and why [...] The post SESSION 67: Friendly Dog Body Language and BAT Training appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:48:32

The Deadly Dog Training Myth: interview with author Eric Letendre

8/2/2017
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In episode 66, Sean interviews author Eric Letendre author of The Deadly Dog Training Myth. Sean and Eric talk about dog training philosophy, dog training politics, and some of the reasons you may be a little frustrated in trying to solve your dog’s behavior issues. Eric has been training dogs since the 1980’s and [...] The post The Deadly Dog Training Myth: interview with author Eric Letendre appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:01:09:25

Session 65: Boundaries and The DogWatch Smart Fence Dog Containment System

5/15/2017
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In episode 65, Sean answers an update questions about temporary and permanent boundaries as well as brings you an interview with Dave Van Kirk from DogWatch Hidden fence systems about their new Smart Fence Containment System. In this session: What’s the difference between a temporary and permanent boundary? Is [...] The post Session 65: Boundaries and The DogWatch Smart Fence Dog Containment System appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:35:14

SESSION 64: Small Breed Dog? Avoid These Three Mistakes!

3/30/2017
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In episode 64, Sean outlines and describes the top three mistakes he sees small breed dog owners making. Sean gives you a remedy for each mistake and a bit of a game plan and homework for you and your small breed dog, if you feel like you’re making these mistakes. Also, Sean reminds us that [...] The post SESSION 64: Small Breed Dog? Avoid These Three Mistakes! appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:47:15

Session 63: What’s a Heeling Stick and Who is Peter Caine?

2/21/2017
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In episode 63, Sean answers a listener’s questions about using a “heeling stick” that she saw a trainer on YouTube using (Peter Caine). Sean describes how a heeling stick is used and describes how it’s not quite the aversive that some people think it is. Sean also (partially) answers the listener’s question about Peter Caine’s [...] The post Session 63: What’s a Heeling Stick and Who is Peter Caine? appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:30:54

SESSION 62: Am I Saying the Right Command?

1/18/2017
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In episode 62, Sean goes over some misunderstandings and mistakes in using various commands in your obedience training. He gives you an understanding of what elements of verbal commands mean something to your dog and what elements are mainly for humans. Additionally, Sean gives you some tips on how you can "geek out" and take [...] The post SESSION 62: Am I Saying the Right Command? appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:33:42

SESSION 61: Discover Your Dog Podcast Interview

12/16/2016
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In episode 61, Sean interviews Bennie Copeland and Devin Best, the guys from Discover Your Dog Podcast. Bennie Copeland has been training people and dogs in Nashville for quite a while and Devin Best is the co-host of Discover Your Dog Podcast and the Co-founder of Family Dog Fusion. Sean, Bennie and Devin talk podcasting, [...] The post SESSION 61: Discover Your Dog Podcast Interview appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:43:40

SESSION 60: Meeting Other Dogs More Calmly

12/11/2016
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In episode 60, Sean responds to a question from some listeners about how prevent over excitement when your dog approaches and meets other dogs on a walk. Sean gives you a two-step game plan in this week’s homework to teach your dog to have perpetual awareness of you and settle in their nervous system when [...] The post SESSION 60: Meeting Other Dogs More Calmly appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:47:42

SESSION 59: Is a Dog’s Aggression your Fault?

11/16/2016
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In episode 59, Sean answers a listener’s email about the serious aggression issue they have with their dog. Sean talks about two myths in dog behavior that often results in poor advice to owners of dog’s dealing with aggression issues. Sean describes his opinion on euthanizing dogs and the very first discussion he might have [...] The post SESSION 59: Is a Dog’s Aggression your Fault? appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:42:07

SESSION 58: Fetch! – Teaching your puppy the rules

10/17/2016
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In episode 58, Sean responds to a question from some listeners about how to teach your excited puppy the rules of playing fetch. These exercises are designed to structure a puppy’s fetch game. A quick note that this isn’t designed to teach fetching to a dog that has absolutely no inclination to fetch. Also, you [...] The post SESSION 58: Fetch! – Teaching your puppy the rules appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:31:56

Session 57: Train your Puppy to get along with Baby better

9/9/2016
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In episode 57, Sean answers a listeners question about how to get her puppy to stop playing roughly with her baby. Sean gives you a game-plan for training your puppy to get along with baby better and he gives you 3 areas to focus your training on that will make puppy-baby interactions more agreeable. [...] The post Session 57: Train your Puppy to get along with Baby better appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:39:31

SESSION 56: Aggression Cases: Sean’s approach

8/9/2016
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In episode 56, Sean responds to a question from some listeners about how he approaches aggression cases. They had a bad experience with a trainer in their local area and want to know from Sean what sorts of things they should look for in a trainer that can help them solve some aggression issues with [...] The post SESSION 56: Aggression Cases: Sean’s approach appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:01:00:37

SESSION 55: Diabetic Alert Service Dog Training with Ron Pace

7/20/2016
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In episode 55, Sean interviews Ron Pace about his Diabetic Alert Service Dog Training. Ron explains how he finds the right dogs to do this sort of work, as well as outlining his training process. Ron has some great stories about how dramatic the benefits could be for diabetics when they have a diabetic alert [...] The post SESSION 55: Diabetic Alert Service Dog Training with Ron Pace appeared first on The Dog's Way.

Duration:00:45:39