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Rehabilitating Shy, Fearful, Reactive or Protective Dogs

Rehabilitating Shy, Fearful, Reactive or Protective Dogs

Solving dog reactivity or helping a shy/fearful dog become less nervous follows the same training plan. You must teach your dog to be relaxed and calm with all people, places, things, and other dogs they meet. Essentially, if your dog is shy, or acting aggressively,...
The Zen Dog Way

The Zen Dog Way

Zen Dog Training Way Manage  |  Train  |  Interrupt  — these 3 training options encompass the Zen Dog Training approach. Zen Dog Training Options:  Managing to prevent an unwanted behavior or ideally, creating a teachable moment. Training using positive reinforcement,...
New Puppy Guide

New Puppy Guide

Puppy Training 101 — the most important steps to take when training your puppy, including the best methods to use and common pitfalls to avoid! Other new puppy training resources include Mastering the 7 Essential Puppy Lessons, a summary of the most important...
Why Zen Dog Training?

Why Zen Dog Training?

The methods you choose for training your dog matter. Dog training in general has boiled down into two camps, with the all-positive-all-the-time (think: treats and clickers) at one extreme and on the other side, alpha-dog methods that encourage “dominance or...
Zen Dog Training – Methods

Zen Dog Training – Methods

Controlling outcomes by Rewarding, Interrupting, Preventing, Ignoring, and Creating Teaching Moments. A Zen Human Makes a Zen Dog Zen Dog Training is focused on how we interact with our dogs—which is the key to successful training. Our Games and Solutions are...