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Why is Enrichment Important?

Why is enrichment important? Enrichment allows our dogs to be dogs. It provides fun outlets for normal dog behaviors  and it is crucial to any  dog’s welfare. It allows owners time to not to have to watch their dogs like hawks as the dog is set up for success to do normal dog things, such as chewing.  …

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Positive Reinforcement Training

What is positive reinforcement training? For us clicker trainers it is observing an animals behavior and marking ( clicking) when we see a behavior we like, than providing food ( or toy) as reinforcement. Behaviors, such as settling on a mat, increase when reinforced. Want to learn more about science based dog training methods? Contact …

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Training Methodology of dog training in Sioux Falls

I believe training should be FUN for both ends of the leash! If you want to train your dog with methods that are force free and science based than you are in the right place! We specialize in Clicker Training to learn more about this exciting way to communicate with your dog click here: Clicker Training …

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What are my favorite enrichment toys?

Top 5 favorite products for enrichment: Snuffle Mat: https://www.amazon.com/SNiFFiz-SmellyMatty-Snuffle-Mat-Dogs/dp/B07B2XK9HL/ref=as_sl_pc_tf_til?tag=tenaci-20&linkCode=w00&linkId=37447ed54ce634a13ebcdc19cb3f0d70&creativeASIN=B07B2XK9HL Activity Mat: https://www.amazon.com/Kruuse-Buster-ActivityMat-Starter-Activities/dp/B014OAYVKG/ref=as_sl_pc_tf_til?tag=tenaci-20&linkCode=w00&linkId=7d201577a6e4a1795948d3086c42ee1f&creativeASIN=B014OAYVKG West paws: https://www.amazon.com/West-Paw-Toppl-Tough-Green/dp/B00N54EJTQ/ref=as_sl_pc_tf_til?tag=tenaci-20&linkCode=w00&linkId=8b1ee88ca994cf81829c3b21ab47e4b8&creativeASIN=B00N54EJTQ Wobble Kong: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B014AE9J7G/ref=twister_B07BS9SQQ8?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1 Kong: https://www.amazon.com/KONG-Classic-Dog-Toy-Large/dp/B0002AR0I8/ref=as_sl_pc_tf_til?tag=tenaci-20&linkCode=w00&linkId=0d0895405636ffbb67faf17c8dcadc36&creativeASIN=B0002AR0I8

What is Clicker Training?

What is clicker training? “Clicker training” is the popular term for the training method based on what we know about how living organisms are able to learn. Research has shown that any creature—whether a dog, cat or person for that matter, is more likely to learn and repeat behaviors, which  have resulted in consequences it …

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