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Sit for Petting: Stellah Learns Self Control

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Training a dog to sit for petting is a great way to help teach the dog self control. Stellah the english bulldog has a history of being very pushy. In this video, Dr Sophia Yin practices having Stella remain sitting no matter how excited she gets from the petting. ShareTweetPinReddit0 Shares

Dog Recall:  Train a Reliable Come When Called

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Training a reliable dog recall is easy if you are clear and consistent. Watch how Peggy learns to run to her owner immediately when called, even away from distractions. Share8TweetPin15Reddit23 Shares

How to Avoid Dog Bites

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Learn how to avoid dog bites, whether from fearful dogs or playful puppies. Dogs can bite for many reasons, so its important to know how to read their body language and act appropriately in order to avoid getting hurt. Share360TweetPin3Reddit363 Shares

Podee is Dog Aggressive

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Podee is dog aggressive. Watch how Dr Sophia Yin trains Podee to perform behaviors around other dogs in order for him to form a positive association. She uses the basic Say Please by Sitting exercise and turns it into a fun game. Share60TweetPin3Reddit63 Shares

How to Train a Stallion

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Ever wondered how to train a stallion using positive reinforcement? Watch this video to see how a clicker, some tasty treats, and good timing are all you need to teach this massive animal to behave correctly. ShareTweetPinReddit0 Shares

Stallion is Bad for the Farrier

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This stallion is bad for the farrier. Watch how he is counter conditioned to learn that good things happen when he holds still for shoeing. Share1TweetPinReddit1 Shares

Training Aggression? Counter-conditioning a Dog to Blowing in Face

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If you reward a dog for growling, are you training aggression? Homer the jack russell terrier becomes aggressive whenever anyone blows in his face. Watch what happens when he get rewarded for this behavior. Share364TweetPin2Reddit366 Shares

Food Aggression: Ben Guards the Food Bowl

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Food aggression is a common problem among dogs. Ben the golden retriever is very possessive of his food and has bitten his owner in the past. Watch how Dr Sophia Yin uses several common approaches of fixing his aggression before finding one that works. Share358TweetPin10Reddit368 Shares

Dog Nail Trim: Training a Dog to Enjoy Toenail Trims

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Many people dread the dog nail trim, since a lot of dogs dislike having it done. Watch how Dr Sophia Yin and her assistant are able to work together to teach this dog that nail trims equal treats! Share511TweetPin112Reddit623 Shares