Science of Dog Training Video

Evolutionary Approach to Dog Training

To truly understand dogs and how to train them, it is important to think outside the Skinner Box. Of course, a clear understanding and proper applications of Learning Theory is fundamental to sound dog training. However, psychology is NOT the only scientific field that applies to dog training. Far from it. Continue reading

High Costs of Cheap Dog Food

The Dog Food Dilemma

A recent article offered advice on how to prioritize spending on Fido when money is tight, discussing what should you splurge on and what to hold back on in lean times. The choices espoused in this article are frustrating and the reason why over 50% of Americans and their trusty canine companions are unhealthy, overweight and/or obese. To cut costs, the article recommends feeding “cheap dog food” in lieu more expensive specialty pet foods. This advice is contrary to current research and logic. Although many of us need to budget our expenses, we also must be mindful of the ultimate outcomes of our choices. Continue reading

Dog Food & Water

The Dog’s Perspective: Food and Water

Food, Water and Shelter are vital necessities for the long-term health and survival of every living being, including humans and dogs. Discussion of the fundamental importance of shelter and its ultimate affect on your dog’s behavior is at The Dog’s Perspective: Inside or Outside Dogs. Here we address the importance of food and water, the elixir of life and the sustenance that provides nourishment to keep living beings alive. Continue reading

2014 Holidays – Thanksgiving

We hope everyone is having a wonderful & safe start to the Holiday Season. All of our little turkeys are thankful to be part of our loving family – we know yours are too!
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Welcome to our Dog Blog!

Welcome to Lucky Dog Training LLC‘s Dog Blog. The goal of this blog is multifaceted. First, we will share latest and greatest information about dogs, including (but not limited to) training, behavior, nutrition, health, etc.  Publications pertaining to our faithful companions are popular topics, both in mainstream and scientific literature. Our objective is to sift through this information, verify the validity of the sources, and provide summaries that would be of interest to dog lovers everywhere. Although scientific literature can be dense, difficult to read and confusing, we will cut through all the scientific jargon to make the information easy to understand.

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