Pet Trainer Gayle Ballinger - Pawsitive Steps Dog Training

Pet Trainer

Welcome to the Pawsitive Steps Dog Training blog! I am Gayle Ballinger, a Certified Pet Dog Trainer in Seattle and my puppy is Dancer, a 12 week old Golden Retriever. I hope you enjoy being a part of the fun activities, training exercises and adventures we have!

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Train Dog To Come

Many people unknowingly teach their dogs NOT to Come to them long before they start formal training. The dog always has a choice – respond to you or ignore you…  It is your job to teach the dog that coming to you is by far the best thing in life.

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Unwanted Dog Behaviors

While your focus should always be on what your dog did right and teaching him to do it again, there are times when your dog is doing something you don’t like and you need to decide how to end that unwanted behavior or create a new one in its place…teach him what you want

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