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All About Dogs

All About Dogs believes that dog training should be fun for both the owner and the dog.  If either of you are not enjoying the training then something needs to change.  We do not promote any training that "hurts' or "intimidates" your pet.  All training is positive reinforcement based.  We work on motivating your dog to want to offer the desired behaviors instead of forcing them into position.  More and more trainers are realizing that these methods are much more humane and effective thus building up your relationship with your dog and teaching them to trust you.  The trainer at All About Dogs has proven through her training with both dogs and horses the effectiveness of positive reinforcment training.  

Our Dog training facility is located in Melissa, Tx.  We look forward to meeting both you and your four legged friend. 

  The Life and Death of an Untrained Dog

(Author Unknown)

I woke up one morning with my littermates.  I saw Mom lying there, so I went over to get some breakfast.  Mom was warm and she licked me all over.  She loved us so much...

Things were good back then.

Then I went to live in a home with two kids and their mom and dad.  I used to be able to come in the house and play. They even let me sleep in the house.  The children would run and I would chase them around.  When I was little they would let me jump on them and even playfully bite them.  The family would laugh and encourage me to play like that.  They gave me lots of toys such as socks, shoes and stuffed animals.  I had so much fun...

Those were the days.

As I got bigger, I would accidentally knock the children down.  I would try to bite them on the cuff of their pants as they ran.  I found toys like the ones my master gave me when I was younger, and I would chew them up.  They started getting mad at me all the time.  When I jumped up they would knee me down.  One minute they were laughing at me for play biting and chewing and the next minute they would spank me for doing the very same thing...

I was so confused.

Now I spend my days, hour after hour, chained in the back yard.  No one comes out to play with me.  I am so happy to see them when they come out that I jump and bark with joy.  I spend my days digging up the yard around me which makes my masters mad at me.  The fleas crawl all over me....

Which drives me crazy.

The more I sit out here the madder I get.  I cannot understand why they brought me home just to chain me in the yard.  If my masters are unhappy with my behavior...

Why not train me?

Why did they encourage me to jump and bite?  Things have not gotten any better for me.  Now I sit in jail.  People come by my cage looking at me.  I bark at them but no one wants me.  Oh, no! Here comes a lady with a leash.  Where is she taking me?  She walks me into a room.  Oh, she likes me.  It's so good to be hugged again. What's this? She is sticking my leg.  Oh, I am so sleepy.  What has happened to me?  I am asleep now...




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