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Join Kayla and Ursa as they discuss MORE myths about dog training and dog behavior. Covered in this episode:
- Greeting a dog after an absence creates separation anxiety
- See also: this study on factors affecting the prevalence of separation anxiety in dogs.
- Research on the use of Clomipramine for dogs with separation anxiety
- Research on different methodology of trainers recommending seeing a vet for separation anxiety or not
- You must always end a training session on a good note
- See also: Cog-Dog Radio Proofing episode
- You need to eat first/walk thru doors first/not let your dog on furniture or your dog will be alpha
- Some information on Mech and dominance
- Kayla’s book suggestion: A Primate’s Memoir by Dr. Robert Sapolsky
- You have to support the hierarchy between dogs
- Aggression to kids = dominance structure
- Kayla’s dogs and kids course as well as bringing home baby webinar
- Pinch/prong collars = corrections from mom
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Kayla founded Journey Dog Training in 2013 to provide high-quality and affordable dog behavior advice. She is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant who’s worked with hundreds of private clients, thousands of shelter dogs, and dozens of working detection dogs. Kayla’s dog and cat behavior advice has been featured in NPR, the Chicago Tribune, and Pet MD. She’s an avid adventurer who is currently doing #vanlife on the Pan-American Highway with her two border collies and a cat. Aside from running Journey Dog Training, Kayla also runs the nonprofit K9 Conservationists, where she and the dogs work as conservation detection dog teams. You can get 1:1 advice with a Journey Dog Training team member here.