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May 13, 2017

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Young Living Essential Oils and Ted Carlson Dog Training   Here at Ted Carlson Dog Training, LLC we work on achieving a healthier state of mind as a part of our training programs. One way we do this is the “Place” command. Another way is by using essential oils. At TCDT Young Living essential oils…

May 3, 2017

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The use of corrections is a topic that comes up often in dog training. When corrections are used properly, they provide your dog with necessary information to help them succeed. When used incorrectly, it is abuse. Before applying a correction to your dog, it is important to understand what a correction is and when one…

May 15, 2016

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It’s not often said that training your dog will ruin your life. But it does. Once you have a well trained dog, everything changes. You become someone different. You’re barely recognizable to the people that knew you when your dog was a tyrant. You’ll spend all of your money on family vacations and outings. You’re…

March 26, 2016

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Dog training isn’t as much about training as it is about communication. Training is defined as “the action of teaching a person or animal a particular skill or type of behavior”. Before we can teach another species anything, we first have to figure out how to communicate with them. Each dog is an individual and…

February 19, 2016

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The structured walk is where your dog is walking politely at your side, on a loose leash with their head even with your leg. Here are the top 4 reasons why you should teach your dog the structured walk.   Teaches Followership Going for a walk is the only thing you and your dog do together,…