Some dog trainers use a kind of shorthand when they are describing dogs. Dog trainer Eric Brad thinks that some of those common terms can unfairly shift the responsibility for success or failure off of the trainer and onto the dog.
The words and phrases we use when talking about dogs and training can influence our perceptions. Sometimes our inner dialogues can work against us. Are we being fair to our dogs and looking objectively at our own training skills? It could be the difference between a good relationship and a GREAT relationship.
A transcript of the main text of Maybe It’s Not The Dog That’s The Problem is available at the Life As A Human online magazine website. You can visit Life as a Human to find this and other articles.
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