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Karen Pryor Puppy Start Right Instructor

  • Embracing Cooperative Husbandry for Canines: Unraveling the Bonds of Trust and Well-being
    Introduction A tale as old as time, our four-legged friends, dogs, have shared a unique bond with humans. Loyal, compassionate, and endearing – they’ve won our hearts over and over. As their caretakers, we owe them the finest care we can muster. Enter cooperative husbandry, a technique designed to foster a deep connection between pet … Read more
  • Understand more about decompression walks
    You might have heard alot about trainers talking about decompression walks, but what exactly are they and how should they be used? Decompression walks are a type of dog walk that allows dogs to explore and decompress from the stresses of everyday life. These walks are designed to give dogs a break from the routine … Read more
  • Why i don’t go to dog parks to socialize
    Dog parks have become increasingly popular in recent years, with many pet owners turning to these facilities to socialize their furry friends. While dog parks can provide a safe and fun environment for dogs to run and play, they may not be the best way to socialize every dog. In fact, there are several reasons … Read more
  • “Why I Refuse to Put My Dogs in Daycare: The Surprising Dangers and Health Risks You Need to Know About”
    Dog daycare centers have become increasingly popular in recent years, with many pet owners opting to take their furry friends to these facilities while they are away at work or running errands. While dog daycare centers can provide a safe and social environment for dogs, they may not be the best choice for every dog. … Read more
  • What is the LIMA Approach to Dog Training?
    At The Positive Academy, we practice an approach called LIMA approach.So what exactly is LIMA? The LIMA approach to dog training stands for “Least Intrusive, Minimally Aversive.” It is a humane and ethical approach to dog training that prioritizes the well-being and emotional needs of the dog over traditional training methods that rely on punishment … Read more