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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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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Train Or Be Trained

Remember, if you do not make the conscious choice to be the Trainer…you are by default, the Trainee.” Also, dogs are always learning, whether you are “training” them at the moment or not. Unfortunately, many people (unknowingly) train their dogs to do things they do not desire. How are you training your dog?

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