How to Teach Your Dog to Listen With the Positive Training Trifecta!

Teach your dog to listen to you with the Positive Training Trifecta. It’ll make your dog fall madly in love with you! **** Download the FREE Simpawtico Basic Gear Buyer’s Guide here:


Here are the Simpawtico videos referenced in this video:

Using Your Voice (Marker Training)

Touch Tactics

The 4Types of Toys and How to Use Them

Using a Kong Toy

Phase Out Treats in 4 Steps

Chew Toy Training


Want to learn more about Operant Conditioning and Classical Conditioning?

The Simply Psychology website actually has a good primer on both of these. Easy reading for the lay-person. Here are some of their articles:

Operant Conditioning:
Classical Conditioning:

Important figures in Psychology:

Ivan Pavlov (developer of Classical Conditioning)

B.F. Skinner (developer of Operant Conditioning)

Keller and Marian Breland (Skinner’s grad students and giants in the field)

Some more Science-y stuff!

Article: “What are Endorphins?”

Article: “The Chemistry of Dog Training”
This article has an exhaustive list of further resources if you’re interested in more!


Hungry for more in-depth training?
Simpawtico’s online course, “Dog Training Essentials:”
Simpawtico’s online course, “Loose Leash Walking:”

Simpawtico Dog Training on the web and social media:

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About this video:
In this video, Ian Stone from Simpawtico Dog Training shows you how to apply the tools in what we call the Positive Training Trifecta: Presents, Compliments, and Massages. These three strategies are probably things you’re already doing, but we want to shine a spotlight on it and help you develop a killer technique for making your dog fall madly in love with you. This will not only act as a training accelerant, but will build your bond and teach your dog to listen!

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Physical Activities For Dogs

Everyone wants their pets to be fit and healthy. There are many games and exercises that can contribute to the fitness of your pets. These activities will not only make them fit, but will also bring an excitement in both of yours lives.

Grain or No Grain? That Is the Question

You’re a dog owner. You want to feed your special friend dog food that is totally the best for your dog’s health, right? Lots of dog foods are loaded with fillers and that’s not healthy for your dog. You want vitamins and minerals that keep your dog’s immune system and digestive tract in optimal working order. Plus your want your dog’s coat and skin to be in the best condition, right? It’s the old “You Are What You Eat” thing–and grain free dog food is a great choice.

Social Benefits of Summer Dog Walks

Your dog’s socialization depends on regular outings. Letting your dog see other people and other dogs; sights, sounds and smells of the environment promote your dog’s health by encouraging brain development and stress relief as well as coping skills. Dog’s get benefits from being outside at any age – so don’t think that your old dog is better off laying around – if the dog can walk comfortably, take them around the block at least! Following, is a discussion of the most popular summer dog walks and how your dog benefits from each.

What Is Dog Separatuion Anxiety and How to Reduce It

Separation anxiety in dogs are a very common problem. Sometime it can be referred to as home alone syndrome. Dogs like their ancestor the wolves are pack animals. The dogs build a special bond to their master. As a child we sometimes did not like being left home, that goes to say some dogs has the same feelings.

Big Dog Breeds

Know about about big dog breeds by going through this article. You will enjoy reading this article.

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