Dog Trainers

Seven “Under 35” Dog Trainers To Keep Your Eye On

After publishing our last dog trainer profile article on “Seven More of The Best Dog Trainers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Before…” we received several requests to profile younger dog trainers. Well, here’s a start: They’ve got more skill than most dog trainers twice their age. These seven young dog trainers are going to be tomorrow’s “big names” in …

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Seven More Of The Best Dog Trainers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Before

In light of the tremendous feedback we’ve received from our original article, “The Seven Best Dog Trainers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Before” … we decided to complie another list: Seven More Of The Best Dog Trainers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Before 1. Bridget Carlsen You’ll find no better example of someone who uses her own personal …

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Dog Trainer Jeff Gellman Is Dog Training Across America In An RV — How Cool Is That?

He’s seeing bitches in every state.  Do his wife and kids know about it? Actually, they do.  They’re along for the ride. Fortunately, Jeff Gellman is a dog trainer from Rhode Island (and not a gigalo!) and the “bitches” are female dogs. [Editor’s note: Yeah, yeah– it made for a catchy opening paragraph.  What can I …

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NY Dog Trainer Blake Rodriguez Should Have His Own TV Show

Move over Cesar, NY dog trainer Blake Rodriguez should have his own TV show. “Baxter is a dog who came in for our board-and-train program,” says Rodriguez. Blake does an amazing job of explaining how to use a remote collar as he demonstrates in this clip with Baxter. (below) In this video, he’s using a Mini Educator remote …

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Morning Rituals For Your Dog

Larry Krohn is a special agent for the U.S. Government Department of Homeland Security.  He also leads a secret double life as one of Nashville’s top professional dog trainers.  Although in truth… that’s probably not a secret to anybody living in the Nashville area. Larry recently wrote about his morning rituals with his dog, Luca. …

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Your Chance To Be A Fly On The Wall And Read A Real-Life, No-Holds-Barred Letter From One Professional Dog Trainer To Another

Here is a letter I received from another professional dog trainer reads: Hi Adam, I’m Jim Haines. My partner Brenda and I graduated from Tom’s [Tom Rose’s School For Professional Dog Trainers, in St. Louis, Missouri] 20 week program, four years ago. We have trained just over 1000 dogs/owners (the vast majority being in-kennel training …

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How I Train Dogs: A Letter I Wrote Back in 1997 Reveals My Training Techniques To A Dog Trainer On The East Coast. Part III of III

Hand Signals. Hand Signals I teach by linking the hand signals with the verbal commands I have already taught. So what you do is, give the new command and THEN the old command, and then go and enforce the behavior. For instance, if I wanted to teach the dog to sit with the hand signal, …

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How I Train Dogs: A Letter I Wrote Back in 1997 Reveals My Training Techniques To A Dog Trainer On The East Coast. Part II of III

Onto the Level II. I teach the recall predominately with the long line. I get a 20 foot or a 30 foot long line… you can get one from a horse and tack store… and “set the dog up” so that the dog gets distracted and runs off from you… and as he gets to …

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