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Joyce Sobey, KPA CTP, APDT-KA, CNW1, IAABC Associate

Positive Reinforcement – because training shouldn’t hurt

Why Positive Reinforcement? Because it works – and it works well. Plus, it’s safe enough for your children to use.

Force based training teaches your dog to avoid certain behaviors in order to avoid corrections. Positive Reinforcement training teaches your dog to seek out the behaviors that bring it rewards. Both work – that is true.  But I would rather have a happy, cooperative dog…

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About Me

Everyone would like to have a well-behaved dog that they can enjoy life with and with the proper training can take anywhere with them. Dogs have a whole different culture than we do and what they consider ‘proper’ is different that our idea of ‘proper’…

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Why Positive Reinforcement?

I have had the good fortune to work with and learn from some of the top dog trainers in the industry. But even more important is what I have learned from the literally hundreds of dogs and their families that I have had the opportunity to help train…

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Obedience/Canine Good Manners