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The Positive Puppy Podcast is all about setting your puppy up for success using positive reinforcement!
In this podcast, your host Shannon Riley and guest discuss common puppy questions from before picking up puppy to the importance of creating a routine and more! Join us as Shannon Riley answers puppy questions such as...
BEFORE YOU GET PUPPY
ROUTINE FOR PUPPY
FOOD & TREATS
COMMON PUPPY PROBLEMS
ALL ABOUT TEETHING
COMMON PUPPY QUESTIONS (NAIL TRIMMING)
FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING:
IT'S NOT BRIBING, ITS TEACHING!
Who is Shannon Riley, BA, RVT, CPDT KA, KPA-CTP?
I am an internationally sought after speaker and bestselling author of The Evolution of Dog Training, and have been a pet lover all of my life and a dog trainer for over 30 years. I started teaching puppy classes in 1999 at Frontier Pet Clinic in Napa, CA and was trained by Ian Dunbar though his Sirius Dog Training Course. In 2010, I opened Ventura Pet Wellness & Dog Training Center in Ventura, CA. I have spent my life observing, caring for and training animals of all kinds!
I am also a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers , Pet Professional Guild and a member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants.
I am a past President for the Society of Veterinary Behavior Technicians, a past Allied Industry Member of Arizona Veterinary Medical Association and sponsor of California Registered Veterinary Technician Association.
The Evolution of Dog Training details how to teach your dog, one step at a time, without causing your dog pain or fear. It carefully explains how training with choke chains started and why trainers are now using clickers instead. You'll also learn what current research and scientific studies tell us about how dogs learn, making it easier to a turn your beloved pet into a well-behaved dog. Whether you have been training dogs for decades or this is your very first time, this book will help you sort through all of the opinions so you can train effectively and humanely.
Ventura Pet Wellness & Dog Training Center is a force free training facility. Using positive reinforcement training methods has been proven, through scientific studies, to be the most effective and have the best long-term results. It has been Shannon Riley's vision to create a safe and supportive training environment.