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Training The Release Command and Why You Must Use It For Perimeter Training

Dog owner Jenny P. wrote to me this week and asks: “A little background before the question. We live on one acre bordered by a field, woods and the street (a caul-de-sac) which has no sidewalks. I purchased an electronic collar and intend to train my Lab mix to stay within a defined border, several …

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How to Prevent a “Fly By” On The Dog Training Recall Exercise

Beth J. asks, “I am in the process of training my 13 month old Pit/Lab to “recall” and “random recall”. My problem (or his problem, I should say) is that instead of running TO me – he runs right PAST me! Any suggestions? Thanks! ” Dear Beth J.: It’s a very common behavior for dogs …

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