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Ned the Border Collie

The other day a longtime friend of mine called me and somehow we got talking about dogs, his wife wanting a puppy and dog training. I mentioned he should check out one of the dog training books I’ve got highlighted on the site and after chatting a bit we hung up. Yesterday I get an […]

Border Collies are sensitive dogs

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I’ve always maintained that hitting or yelling at a dog in anger does very little good to correct behaviors. When it comes to training or correcting a bad behavior positive reinforcement and an even keel are the way to go. When dealing with a Border Collie I would say this is doubly true. Border Collies […]

Crate Training a Border Collie

Crate Training your Border Collie

Before we got our Border Collie I was always against the idea of crate training. I thought it unnecessary and frankly a little mean. Quite honestly I really did not know what it was all about, or the purpose of it, and simply was against it on principle. Crate training a Border Collie turns out […]

Bite Inhibition – A Must for Puppy Training

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To be frank I had never really heard about the practice of Bite Inhibition when it came to puppy training. Luckily my wife is a bit of a stickler for research when she dives into something new and our  Border Collie puppy was a good example.