Category Archives: Dogs

Asymmetric tail-wagging responses by dogs to different emotive stimuli

Dontcha love the language academics use to title their papers? Saweeeeeeeet. lol The stuff inside this particular one is even better, though — as reported by the NY Times: When dogs feel fundamentally positive about something or someone, their tails … Continue reading

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My leash walking training video!

Hi there! I had a revelation a couple months ago about a mental mistake I’d made that was impairing my ability to train my dog to walk nicely on leash. Since correcting the error of my ways, my dog’s on-leash … Continue reading

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Warm spot

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It really IS her dog!

When someone wrote an Amazon review that she’d bought Outwitting Dogs because her dog was on the cover, I assumed she meant she owned a Jack Russell terrier and bought the book because there’s a Jack Russell on the front. … Continue reading

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Terry Ryan guest on Yahoo DogRead

If you want a chance to put your dog training questions to a one of the best professionals in the business, you’re in luck. Terry Ryan, the brains behind Outwitting Dogs, is a guest on the Yahoo group DogRead this … Continue reading

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Top Ten :-)

Isn’t this nice? Outwitting Dogs cracked Amazon’s Top Ten List of dog training books! This was last night. Since the list is updated hourly, the ranking fluctuates–the book had dropped two placed by this morning. Still, it’s cool, isn’t it? … Continue reading

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Thanks, you guys

Vanity search on technorati and found some bloggers who have mentioned Outwitting Dogs or have even said nice things about it. Thanks, you guys! [tags] dog training [/tags]

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Love that word of mouth, too

It’s a thrill when the dog training book I co-wrote gets a mention in the press, of course, but I also love when someone says something like this, which I just found in a dog training forum (Terry Ryan is … Continue reading

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Another reason I love the British

As if I needed any more — I just found out that this fellow (bloke??? lol) Michael Wright mentioned Outwitting Dogs in a February piece in the Telegraph — and what a delightful piece — I got a wonderful belly … Continue reading

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Fox is to henhouse as dog is to stuffed bear collection

Okay, I know this is tragic on some level, but it still made me laugh because this is EXACTLY what my dog would do! A dobie guarding a stuffed bear collection went on a “rampage” (yeah, quite the choice of … Continue reading

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