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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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Video: One thing never to do when your pet messes in the house

Monday, Feb 11th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

My daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, is back with another dog training video in her ongoing  myth-buster series with our friends at Bissell. Today’s myth: that rubbing your pet’s face in his or her “mess” will teach them not to do it again. It won’t help and will almost certainly make this and other behaviors worse. […]

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Video: Bust this dog training myth

Wednesday, Feb 6th, 2019 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Think you don’t have time to train your dog? The truth is, you already are — but it may not be anything you want her to learn. Take a few minutes and watch this video from my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, and our friends at Bissell. In it, she’ll explain why the idea of “not […]

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Cat with two personalities

Monday, Sep 10th, 2018 | By Dr. Marty Becker

Have you ever known a cat who veered from nice to naughty and back again? That was the problem facing a reader, and as I always do when faced with behavior questions, I recruited my daughter, trainer Mikkel Becker, to respond. Q: Our cat seems to have two personalities. She is an 8-year-old rescue that […]

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