Problem Solving Resources

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Do introduce yourself and your dog – it’s lovely to put a face to a name ๐Ÿถ

And here’s some valuable resources which we think you’ll find helpful on your dog training adventures! ๐Ÿ•

Is your dog pulling your shoulder out of your socket?! Get it sorted by watching this video –>> http://bit.ly/2hD0JGy

Want to stop your dog jumping up? Learn more here –>> http://bit.ly/2AdlnZp

Barking dog driving you nuts?! Watch this video –>> http://bit.ly/2j91oAa

Does your dog bark & lunge at others whilst on the lead? Learn more about how to help them here –>> http://bit.ly/2zUbDjJ

Fireworks fears? Check out my guide to helping your dog cope –>> http://bit.ly/2AUlBRq

Do you own an Inbetweener? Training for dogs who are ‘inbetween’ two stages of development – no longer cute puppies anymore, but equally not quite responsible adults yet either! –>> https://www.fisherfixdogs.com/online-courses/inbetweenerdogs-waitlist/

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All Problem Solving Posts

Top Tips for Avoiding Separation Distress

1. Crate Training Crates are very popular pieces of equipment these days. I use crates or pens when my puppies are young as places for them to rest during the day (with the door closed) as well as overnight too. My vehicle also has permanent fixed crates for them to travel inside safely when we’re

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PULLING ON THE LEAD FIX!

In this video, I share 4 tips to help with the often asked questioned – how do I stop my dog pulling on the lead? Here’s the information I cover: – Length of lead you’re using – Harness suggestions – Using a double ended lead – My feelings on extendable leads – Long lines #fridayfisherfix

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HOW TO STOP YOUR DOG FROM CHASING YOUR CATS!

In this video, I address the problems that can arise from a life lived with dogs and cats. Here I talk about: – How I feel about ‘stopping’ behaviours – Teaching incompatible behaviours – Teaching a Bed behaviour – Reducing stress levels Some Resources I recommend: – “Crate Games” DVD by Susan Garrett – Treat

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HOW TO STOP YOUR DOG JUMPING UP

Such a common question! Here’s what I talk about in this video: – Social dogs need acknowledgment – Arousal levels in our dogs – Planning in advance of excited greetings – Different types of jumping up – Greeting visitors After more dog training help? Join Gemma’s Fisher Fix FB group and join in the conversation:

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COME BACK! RECALL TIPS FOR SERIAL SOCIAL BUTTERFLIES!

In this video, I have 3 top tips for owners of dogs who are serial social butterflies! The sort that sees another dog in the distance and just HAS to say hello! – Where’s the Fire Voice! – Name Response Clicker Training Game – Distraction Action Recall Don’t forget, these tips need to be taught

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BRINGING BACK STOLEN TREASURE!

Advice for dog owners whose dogs run off with valuable items like mobile phones/ remote controls/ glasses cases etc. – Thinking about your response – Changing your reaction will help your dog bring things back – What’s your tone of voice? – Indoors & outdoors treasure – How good is their retrieve? After more dog

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FETCH! RETRIEVE TRAINING

Following on from my video about Stolen Treasure, here I share some tips about improving your dogs ability to retrieve their toys. – How to get your dog to bring your toy back – Making your toys more special – What does your dog prefer? – Tennis ball lover? – Tuggy rules #fridayfisherfix https://www.facebook.com/groups/fisherfix/

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HOW TO GET YOUR DOG TO SETTLE

This question gets asked a LOT! Here I go through how I teach my dogs to settle, right from when they’re small puppies. – Choosing the time to start your settle training – Where to start your settle training – Difference between ‘Stay’ & ‘Settle’ – Bed training to support your training – Click below

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HOW TO SURVIVE FIREWORKS NIGHT

Blog post links to all of the information contained in today’s video – please do share far and wide so we can keep our precious pets safe this fireworks season! http://www.daybreakdogs.co.uk/2014/11/how-to-keep-your-dog-safe-during-firework-season/ http://www.daybreakdogs.co.uk/2015/11/how-to-survive-fireworks-night/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/fisherfix/ #fridayfisherfix

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WHY DOESN’T USING TREATS IN TRAINING WORK?

Reinforcement works. But LURING does not! Check out this video where I explain a bit more: – Perform the behaviour and then you’ll get reinforced – I think dogs SHOULD get paid in treats – it’s their salary! – But reinforce don’t lure – Do you say the expression “What’s this?” a lot to your

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HOW DO I STOP MY DOG…

When people ask me questions about problems they’re having with their dogs, they’re always posed like this – “How do I stop my dog doing [behaviour]?”. In the video I discuss reframing the question: – Stopping the dog involves punishment – Reframing the question to what can I teach instead? – Training an incompatible behaviour

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