You are Giving Commands – Not Suggestions

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We have discussed the concept of building a negative vocabulary with your dog, as well as using communication with your prong collar and a high quality lead to have an obedient and stable dog.  I also recently addressed the misconception that many people have regarding dogs and biting.  But another very important concept to understand is that are giving commands … Read More

What is Negative Vocabulary?

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It is important to understand what we mean when we use certain words.  Each niche has its own vocabulary.  Bird watchers use certain phrases differently than radio operators.  Horse trainers use different words than dog trainers.  So what is meant by “Negative Vocabulary”? Even among dog trainers, you may not have heard this phrase before as I have not heard … Read More

The Impact of Early Neutering

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We maintain that it is the best thing for the life of your dog and the working ability of your dog to maintain them intact and not to spay or neuter. Neutering your dog can have lasting health implications. However, for various different reasons, some people do need to neuter their dogs. If you find yourself as one of these … Read More

Welcome to Dunetos K9 Video

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Many of you know that we have been working on getting videos for our website updated, and we are finally complete. Over the next few weeks I will be posting our videos on the BLOG so that everyone can enjoy them. We certainly enjoyed making them for you. I would like to extend a special thank you to Mikeal at … Read More

Crate Training

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One of the greatest struggles for many new dog owners is how to house train their dogs.  I have had many clients who purchase dogs that were supposedly house trained from various breeders, only to get them home and find that they were not.  Of course, many people purchase puppies and have to start this process from scratch.  I have … Read More

The Beginning of a Grand Adventure

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I had just eaten my breakfast and it was so good. I can’t wait till I get more, but it would seem like forever until I would be able to have that delicious food again. l was enjoying a game of tug-o-war with my sisters when I was suddenly picked by a strange human and placed in a large plastic … Read More

Using a Prong Collar vs…Everything Else

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One of my first BLOG posts was about the Prong Collar vs. the Choke Collar. As we have begun ramping up our interaction with our clients, I have begun going back and reviewing some of my original BLOG posts and thought that this one should be updated and reposted for a couple of reasons. First, I continue to get this … Read More

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