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Features September 2019 Issue

With All Training, Consistency is Key

If you don’t want begging at the table, then you can’t give in sometimes but not others.

With All Training, Consistency is Key

Dogs do not get "Sometimes."

The old saw that “rules are made to be broken” may be fine for people on occasion but is a disaster for dogs. Dogs are extremely uncomfortable without consistent rules, even if their behavior might have you thinking otherwise.

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