Aiden Bindoff (Author's Website)
Aidan Bindoff is Editor of PositivePetzine, a free ezine for people training their own dogs. Each edition has easy to use training advice based on positive reinforcement methods. Subscribers have access to a large archive of back-issues they can consult for just about any behavior or behavior problem.
This brief article is an introduction to Clicker Training for Puppies and Dogs. Clicker Training is an effective and pet-friendly method of dog training that anyone can learn and use straight away to teach tricks and solve common behavior problems. What is a “Clicker”? A Clicker is a small noise-maker which makes a clicking sound. [...]
Have you ever wondered how really good dog trainers come up with the techniques they use to solve behaviour problems in dogs such as excessive barking, destructive chewing, toileting in the house and jumping up on visitors? Or how top dog trainers come up with ways to train dogs in top obedience and working competitions? [...]
After you have housetrained your puppy dog, you might find it useful to train your puppy to ring a bell when he wants to go out to potty. Believe it or not, this is not a difficult trick to train if you follow these instructions. Your puppy will only ring the bell when he or [...]
Coprophagia – that’s what vets and animal behaviorists call it when dogs eat their own feces. To us, it’s possibly the most disgusting thing a dog can do. Is Coprophagia harmful? What can we do to stop it? Will it make our dogs sick? Does it mean that something is missing from their diet? Unfortunately [...]
Browsing the various internet email lists for clicker training, you might get the idea that the clicker is the most over-used tool in clicker training! Let’s examine that more closely… “Over-used” suggests that something is used more often that it should be. What might be the problem with this? I guess your clicker might physically [...]
This article explains in plain English the fastest way to stop your puppy dog biting at your clothing, hands or other body parts. If you have “tried everything” or simply have no idea what to do, the answers are all here and made easy. Methods are humane and pet-friendly, utilizing positive reinforcement and ‘time-outs’ instead [...]