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Video: The right and wrong way to pet a dog

Thursday, Mar 14th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Dogs have personal “bubbles” just like people do. They also have specific ways they do and don’t like to be petted. In the final video in her training series with our friends at Bissell, my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, discusses and demonstrates the good and the bad of petting. This video, like a couple of […]

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Video: How to train your dog not to be afraid of the vacuum

Friday, Mar 8th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Few noises are more universally hated and feared by pets than that monster, the vacuum cleaner. But you can teach your dog to accept and not fear his former enemy (and yes, it involves treats!). In this latest video in her ongoing training series with our friends at Bissell, my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, shares […]

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Video: Teaching your new dog a new name

Monday, Mar 4th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

If you’ve adopted a new dog, you may want to change his or her name. Should you? And if so, how? In this latest video in her ongoing training series with our friends at Bissell, my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, says it’s absolutely okay to change the name of a new dog, and shares some […]

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Video: What you know about training dogs with treats may be wrong

Thursday, Feb 28th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

No, using treats to train dogs doesn’t mean that you always have to have a treat to get your dog to listen. In this latest video in her ongoing myth-buster series with our friends at Bissell, my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, will explain why that is, and how to reinforce your pet’s training without treats. […]

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Video: The truth about playing tug with your dog

Friday, Feb 15th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Dogs love to play tug, but people are always saying it’s not a good idea to indulge them in that love. The truth is, if you keep a few simple tips in mind, it’s safe to play tug with most dogs. My daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, has the explanation in the latest video in her […]

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