Category Archives: Dog Training and Behavior

How to Teach a Dog The Emergency Recall

How to Teach the Emergency Recall

By Will Bangura, M.S., (Dog Behaviorist), Certified Behavior Consultant The Importance and Mastery of the Emergency Recall for Dogs (Please be Sure to Listen to the Dog Training Podcast on Teaching The Emergency Recall at the End of this Article.) For many pet parents, the thought of their beloved canine companion darting off in an […]

The Comprehensive Guide to Positive Muzzle Training for Dogs: Step-by-Step, Science-Backed Methods for Safe and Effective Training

Dog happily wearing a basket muzzle as a result of positive muzzle training techniques

Positively Conditioning Your Dog to a Basket Muzzle: A Comprehensive, Evidence-Based Guide By Will Bangura, M.S., CDBC, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, FFCP, (Dog Behaviorist), Certified Dog Behavior Consultant. Introduction Conditioning your dog to wear a muzzle can be an invaluable training tool for various behavioral or safety reasons. Whether you’re dealing with reactive behavior, medical issues that […]