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Golden Retriever Service Dog Training Plan
The Art of Service Dog Training: Planning, Flexibility, and Creativity
Hey there, fellow service dog enthusiasts! ­čÉż Today, let’s dive into the wonderful world of dog...
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Have Trouble Learning by Listening or Reading?
1). Learning by Listening Try listening just before bedtime. That way you are relaxed and focused only...
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Ideas for Food Reinforcers for Training
The following is a list of foods that can be used as training treats. If your dog has dietary limitations,...
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Hard-mouthed Dogs and Sharky Teeth:
Teaching Bite Inhibition
Years ago, we added a new canine member to our family who was 22 months. While she appeared...
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Creative ways of delivering training treats to dog
Creative Ways to Deliver Training Treats to Your Service Dog
Running out of Idea for creative delivery of food treats for your dog?  Using a bit of imagination can...
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Health Concerns about Spaying or Neutering Your Golden Retriever Service Dog
University of California (Davis) study on the health effects of neutering Golden Retrievers.
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Free DIY toy that is sure to keep your dog happy!
Free DIY toy with easy find materials that is sure to keep your dog occupied!
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How Do I Gradually Reduce (aka Fading) The Use of Training Tools? 
Once your dog has been trained to do a specific behaviour, any training tool you use needs to be gradually...
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Training Reinforcers
There are many options that can be used as reinforcers for teaching and training your service dog while...
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No Sew DIY Dog Tug and Chew Toy "Octopus"
Learn how to make a DIY free no sew tug and chew toy for your dog.
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Owner training mistakes
Common Training Errors Made by Owner-Trainers of Service Dogs
Learn some common errors we see with owner-trainers and how to solve them. How many of these do you...
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Custome Service Dog Harness
Rigid Harnesses put more Stress on a Dog's body than Flexible Harnesses
While the study was done specifically for seeing eye dogs, the finding applies to handlers with mobility/brace...
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