Author: Pat Nolan

Reinforcement Schedules

What are they? Why are they important to us as dog trainers? The information in this video is a bit incomplete. However, I am using this a starting point for a discussion. I will be working on this discussion in the next couple of posts.

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E-collar Obedience

Push Pull Training in Drive offers Clear Communication and Conflict-free dog training resulting in a powerful enthusiastic performance from a fully engaged training partner. This video shows a dog working under control with multiple rewards available that is perfectly willing to accept direction and work with me. There is no conflict, he is happy, fully […]

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Signed up but not receiving weekly updates?

I am sending out weekly updates on Tuesday mornings. If you have signed up and are not receiving them, check your spam folder. I think you can list the emails as “not spam” and they should go through.

By Pat Nolan | Uncategorized
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E-collar Training

A conversation on using the E-collar to push for desired behavior My wife (Connie Cleveland-Nolan) and I are working on an updated e-collar course. I will be posting about our program and progress here. The following is paraphrased from the obedience manual I offer for sale on Amazon. If you have questions or comments about […]

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Develop Off-leash detection skills from day one

In detection training as in many projects in life, it is important to begin with the end in sight. I want a detection dog that is self-motivated and is operating independently under direction. I want to be able to direct the dog to a distant objective to search. With these two goals in mind, I […]

By Pat Nolan | Detection training
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Detection Sport Training

I had a great time meeting and training with everyone this weekend in Marion, NY. Special thanks to Debra Zappia of ProFormance K9 for hosting the event and Tim Vaillancourt for all his help.

By Pat Nolan | Detection training
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