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As instructors, we often tell our students to not allow their dogs “too much freedom” while they’re in training and are learning the ropes.  But, what exactly do we mean by this? And how much difference does it really make? That's the topic of today's post!

 
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Is your dog struggling with something? In today's post, we're going to talk about some of the things you can do as you wait to see a professional. Things that will ensure that your dog's struggles don't get worse and things that will help you prep while you wait. 

 
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We’ve all heard the phrases “emotional control” and “self control” in dog training. Many people assume that this only applies to the dog. But, when you think about it, it should go both ways. We expect our dogs to be able to control their emotions and impulses in all sorts of different scenarios. But are we, as their trainers, able to do the same?

 
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We've decided to add a new series to the McCann Dogs blog! Each post in this series will start with "How to Safely Teach your Pup to Navigate: _______"

What are we Teaching Today: Stairs!

 
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Some of my favourite posts to write start with "The Truth About...." 

I love helping to clarify some of the common misconceptions that surround dogs and training. Today, let's talk about the game of Tug!   

 
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Some debates are timeless, spanning decades and centuries. One debate where there's no denying the waters run deep is Nature VS Nurture and which might be driving behaviour. Trying to discern the role of both when sharing time and space with beings of the 4-legged variety can be astounding when you take a deep dive. This post will help you identify how to use your dog's nature to strengthen your training efforts and how to give the relationship you share with with your dog a great boost by appealing to those instincts!

 
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Is your pup SWEET as pie when they have a special, valued item? GOOD! Keep reading....

This article is STILL for you!!!

It truly seems like things come in themes in dogdom. I think this is a combination of the ever-evolving role of dogs in our lives and the awareness that society dedicates to a specific theme or problem.

 
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There's not much in the world that's more important than a reliable recall. A dog who comes when called is a dog who can be kept safe in a world full of danger. If you've ever been in a situation where your recall literally saved your dog's life, you'll know exactly what I mean. 

 
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You've heard us say it many times I'm sure: training mode is a hoax! That's because dogs are ALWAYS learning. They don't shut off when the bell rings for recess. Their existence and experiences will mould their behaviour. They are learning ALL of the time!

Does that sound exhausting?