Do not ask an aggressive dog to sit

What could possibly be wrong with asking a dog to sit? As with any training topic, there are many competing strategies out there, but I urge you to think about the psychology of anxiety and aggression. If an animal is not hunting for food (one form of aggression) and they show aggression towards another animal it is almost exclusively as a result o...
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Add or Change a Dog Training Cue

Add or Change a Dog Training Cue
​ Did you ever want to change a cue or teach your dog a new cue for an old behavior? It is actually very easy to do this with just a little planning. Why would you want to teach your dog a new cue for a behavior that he already knows? One common example is when someone wants to teach their dog another cue for Come When Called. My dogs know many d...
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Try the clicker to train your dog. It works better.

My name is Jeff Millman and I am a clicker trainer. I know this sounds like the beginning of a 12-step program, but it is not. I am not ashamed of being a clicker trainer, nor do I want to change my ways.

I do want to help explain the benefits of clicker training so you too can train your dog faster and communicate better with him or her.

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