Blogger Angelica Steinker of Courteous Canine provides some tips on training your dog successfully.
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- D'Ann White
Thursday, February 21
Creating fear and anxiety in a dog to obtain a desired behavior can backfire on a dog owner, says Angelica Steinker in her blog on Land O' Lakes Patch. However, positive reinforcement has been scientifically proven to work. "Positive reinforcement training is not about touchy-feely emotions or viewing the world with rose-colored glasses," says Steinker. "It is firmly rooted in science." Read more of Steinker's advice here. Land O' Lakes Patch is looking for bloggers with a variety of interests, opinions and expertise. If you would like to blog, click here.
The event will take place March 16 at Courteous Canine in Lutz.
Do you have a dog you just can't keep out of the swimming pool? Then you might want to enter your water-loving canine in the Courteous Canine Super Splash. Dogs will compete to see who can make the best splash in the pool. The Super Splash will take place March 16, starting at 9 a.m., at Courteous Canine, 3414 Melissa Country Way, Lutz. This Splash is open to any dog/handler team that wishes to enter. The registration fee is $20. For more details, see the event listing posted by Courteous Canine on Land O' Lakes Patch. Got an event of your own? Post word of it for free in the Land O' Lakes Patch events calendar. ______________ Land O' Lakes Patch is an interactive community site, and we want you to get involved. Post a comment at the …