Properly Fitting a Training Collar

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IF you have decided to utilize a Training Collar with your dog, this video will explain how to size the collar properly. We also discuss some common issues people have while utilizing this collar.

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Off Leash Work In The Snow

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Professional dog trainer Mike Simmons is working on off leash obedience with an Australian Shepherd.  It was extremely windy in Chicago while filming so we had to cut out the audio and decided to replace it with an old blue grass song.

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King Charles Cavalier Puppy Training

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A well trained dog should not only listen to commands, but should be well behaved even if a command has not been issued. In this video, we show how a dog should act while an owner is cooking dinner. You can see the dog is able to leave the meat alone even when the trainer drops it on the floor and leaves the room. Notice that the trainer never tells the dog to sit or stay. He simply expects him …
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Over the Shoulder Leather Leash

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An over the shoulder leash is a great tool for a well trained dog. The leash allows you to have your hands free while still having control over your dog.

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Off-Leash Trained Puppy

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This video shows Lenny Szatkowski training a four month old puppy.  As you can see, she is well on her way to being fully off leash trained.  This is her second week in our our board and train program.

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Gus and Scarlett German Shepherds Off Leash Come

Gus and Scarlett German Shepherds Off Leash Come

Two German Shepherds come off leash at the same time

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Choosing the Proper Collar for your Dog

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Professional dog trainer Matt Covey discusses how different collars can be used for different dogs. Watch this video if you would like to learn what type of collar you should use with your particular dog.

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Dog Fetching Quarter

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This video shows a dog practicing retrieving. She has been trained how to pick up many objects without chewing or breaking them. This command can be useful (ask any pregnant women who just dropped her car keys) and it is also good for the dog to have a job.

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