Written by Niki Tudge. Copyright 2011 Dip, ABT, Diploma. Animal Behavior Technology, Dip, CBST. Diploma Canine Behavior Science and Technology Certification Council for Pet Dog Trainers -CPDT-KA, APDT – Professional Member, NADOI-Certified,The Canine Behavior College. Certified Dog Behavior Consultant, Association of Animal Behavior Professionals – Professional Dog Trainer, American Kennel Club “Canine Good Citizen”™ Evaluator, [...]
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The DogSmith Guide to Pet Travel. This is an article first published in 2008. Having just traveled by road for 12 hours with four dogs I was reminded that traveling with pets can be stress free if you plan and pack accordingly.
Dog training is a fulfilling career and can provide a good level of income. There are so many ways to open a dog training business and each method has its strengths and weaknesses. Dog Training as a career, like many professional service businesses, requires not only effective technical skills but also requires that the business owner has competent business skills.
Teaching your dog eye contact exercises are very effective for a) getting their attention if you are about to give them a cue and b) dogs do not naturally stare into each others eyes. This exercise helps to reinforce your dog for looking directly at you. The full set of DogSmith MTR cards can be [...]
Starting a new business is a daunting prospect for anybody, whether you are a budding entrepreneur or just an ordinary individual that wants to do what you love for a living. Whilst we all dream about quitting the day job that we hate and working for ourselves, there are many factors to consider and the [...]
Dog Talk By Niki Tudge, The DogSmith A question I am often asked is; how do I punish my dog when it does something bad? When I hear this question I often react physically and emotionally. I shake my head at the cruel connotations of the word punishment. Why, you may ask, does this word [...]
Become truly independent, open your own pet care business. There are so many benefits!