Session 63: What’s a Heeling Stick and Who is Peter Caine?

//Session 63: What’s a Heeling Stick and Who is Peter Caine?

Session 63: What’s a Heeling Stick and Who is Peter Caine?

In episode 63, Sean answers a listener’s questions about using a “heeling stick” that she saw a trainer on YouTube using (Peter Caine).  Sean describes how a heeling stick is used and describes how it’s not quite the aversive that some people think it is.  Sean also (partially) answers the listener’s question about Peter Caine’s training methods.

In this session:

What are the two psychological hurdles that all dog trainers have to overcome? How can dog owners tell whether the dog trainer they’re considering is also a good people trainer?

Details In this Session

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DETAILS IN THIS SESSION

Heeling Stick

  • Use it as a physical cue to a dog that they’re making a mistake in heeling. Use it to tap a dog on the chest or front of the neck as you stop or slow down to identify that a dog is forging too far ahead.
  • You can use a heeling stick to help cue a dog to straighten out during sits when stopping in heel.
  • You can use it for other obedience skills but I try not to use more equipment than I have to.

Peter Caine

From watching the video links that the listener sent me, it sounds like Peter Caine doesn’t ever use food in training (which generally, is OK from my perspective, though it sounds like I use more food in training than Peter Caine does)

Peter has a bunch of videos on YouTube, (fair warning – they’re not G rated). He really speaks his mind and his conversation is geared towards adults that already know all the swear words J)

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I’ve been training people and dogs in Seattle for the last decade and a half. My main focus when working with clients every week in one-on-one, private lessons is to help people learn to get their dogs to a functional level so that they can actually enjoy spending time every day with their dog instead of stressing about their dog’s behavior issues.

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