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Canine Coach Mike provides easy-to-learn training methods that will boost both you and your dog’s confidence!
With a love for dogs and a passion for coaching, Mike is dedicated to educating people about their dogs behavior.
Mike was introduced to horses and dogs at a young age and soon knew these animals would become a rewarding part of his life. He was inspired to train dogs by Sherwood, his first Golden Retriever in 1990. Mike is determined to make a lasting impact with every dog and their owner, using positive training methods.
For over 20 years Mike has been a player development director for athletes, and feels right at home sharing his knowledge to help dog owners become a better coach to their dog!
Positive reinforcement is about rewarding the good behaviors your dog makes while creating new alternative behaviors.
During training, when a dog performs the desired behavior, the behavior is marked with a verbal cue and then immediately reinforced with a treat or praise.
By letting the dog know exactly what you DO want, this increases the frequency of the dog repeating the desired behavior in the future.
More training advice & tips are on the blog!