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 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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Lessons Learned From Dogs

It occurred to me that many of the articles in my blog have to do with teaching and training your dog (in all fairness, I am a dog trainer!)…it also occurred to me that our dogs, if we’re listening, have many life lessons they can teach us, if we are willing to learn.

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