Dog Training Today with Will Bangura for Pet Parents, Kids & Family, Pets and Animals, and Dog Training Professionals. This is a Education & How To Dog Training Podcast.

Dog Training Today with Will Bangura for Pet Parents, Kids & Family, Pets and Animals, and Dog Training Professionals. This is a Education & How To Dog Training Podcast.

DOG TRAINING TODAY with WILL BANGURA: Science-Based, Vet-Endorsed Advice for Pet Parents, Kids & Family, Pets and Animals, and Dog Training Professionals. This is a Education & How To Dog Training Podcast. Looking for a science-based, vet-endorsed dog training podcast that is perfect for kids, families, and pets of all ages, even other Dog Trainers and Pet Professionals? Look no further than Dog Training Today with certified dog behavior consultant Will Bangura, M.S., CAB-ICB, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, FFCP. In each episode, Will provides practical advice and tips on everything from teaching your dog basic commands to addressing common behavioral issues. He also covers topics such as: How to choose the right dog for your family How to socialize your puppy How to manage and modify behavior problems in dogs How to crate train your dog How to teach your dog basic and advanced commands How to address anxiety and phobias How to manage dog aggression How to create a positive and rewarding training experience for both you and your dog Dog Training Today is more than just a dog training podcast. It's a holistic resource for families with pets. Will covers everything from diet and exercise to mental health and behavior. He also interviews experts in the field to provide listeners with the latest research and insights. Who Should Listen? Pet Parents seeking to understand their furry companions better Dog Trainers wanting to enrich their toolkit Veterinarians and Vet Techs interested in behavior Pet Guardians looking for trusted resources Anyone passionate about dogs! Remember to subscribe and leave a review if you find our content helpful. New episodes are released every week, so stay tuned for more practical advice, expert interviews, and step-by-step guides. If you're a parent, pet owner, or anyone who loves dogs, Dog Training Today is the podcast for you. Subscribe today and start learning how to be the best pet parent possible! Check out The Dog Training Today Website at The DOG TRAINING PODCAST Category Pets and Animals, Dog Training, Kids and Family

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July 13, 2024 60 mins

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Can letting your dog follow you around all day actually contribute to separation anxiety? Let's explore this common concern and find the right balance between bonding and fostering independence in your canine companion. Join me, Will Bangura, as we debunk the myth that comforting a fearful dog reinforces its fear and discover why positive reinforcement is key to effective training. This episode is packed...

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Ever wondered if positive reinforcement can truly transform your high-prey drive dog? Join us as we challenge the age-old myth that positive training methods fall short in tough situations. Pet behavior experts Will Bangura and Jordan Marsteller open up about their journey from compulsion-based training to embracing science-backed positive reinforcement techniques. Discover how even the most challenging dogs ...

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Are forceful dog training techniques really effective, or do they simply instill fear? In this episode, we scrutinize the controversial methods of Dog Daddy Augusto de Oliveira through the lens of an eye-opening article by Angel Willis. After spending $1,500 on a 90-minute session, Angel initially saw improvements in her pit bull's aggressive behavior, only to face disappointment when the aggression retu...

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How can you ensure your furry friend stays safe when temperatures soar? Tune in as we share essential tips and critical insights to keep your dogs comfortable and protected throughout the summer months. Learn the simple back-of-the-hand test to check if the ground is too hot for your dog’s paws, and get detailed comparisons of using boots versus socks for paw protection. We also give you step-by-step guidance...

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Leash reactivity in dogs is a common yet stressful challenge for many pet owners. Imagine transforming your daily walks from chaotic to calm. Join me, Will Bangura, on Dog Training Today as we uncover the nuances of leash reactivity and how it differs from genuine aggression. You'll gain insights into the root causes like fear, anxiety, and past negative experiences, and understand the significant role y...

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Want your dogs to remain calm and composed when the doorbell rings or guests arrive? Discover proven strategies in our latest episode that will transform chaotic greetings into peaceful welcomes. We'll break down the essential steps of one-on-one training, revealing how to effectively use leashes, maintain consistent management, and prevent undesirable behaviors before integrating your dogs together. Whe...

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Want to ensure a stress-free and calm 4th of July for your furry friend? Join me, Will Bangura, as I share effective and compassionate strategies to help your dog manage fireworks anxiety. Discover the signs of severe anxiety, like trembling and drooling, and learn how to create a safe haven for your pet using simple yet powerful methods such as sound-dampening walk-in closets and calming reggae music. We&apo...

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Can respecting a dog's boundaries be the key to preventing aggression? Many pet owners overlook the warning signs that dogs give when they are stressed or uncomfortable, leading to unnecessary confrontations. We share personal stories and practical advice on how to advocate for your dog's space and educate those around you about recognizing stress signals in dogs. This episode underscores the import...

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As your go-to pet behavior expert, Will Bangura, I'm shedding light on the crucial topic of dog bite prevention, sharing insights that could save you or your loved ones from becoming part of a staggering statistic. Nearly 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each year, with a significant number of those bitten being children. In this episode, we navigate through the reasons why dogs bite, from fear t...

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Embark on a transformative journey with us as we shed light on the humane evolution of dog training. Say goodbye to the intimidation of shock collars and the myth of dominance, and welcome the era of positive reinforcement. This episode unveils the science-backed techniques that build trust and foster a stronger bond between you and your furry friend. My personal pivot from punitive to compassionate training ...

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Ever found yourself puzzled by a young pup's behavior during vet visits? I certainly was when a four-month-old trainee of mine was hastily branded as aggressive. Together, we'll uncover the stark differences between fear-based reactions and genuine aggression in puppies, as I recount a story that serves as a cautionary tale for all pet owners. Misinterpretation of natural responses can lead to serio...

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Ever felt baffled by your dog’s unpredictable antics? You’re not alone. This episode peels back the layers on the mystery surrounding canine personalities and effective training methods. We're tapping into the latest AI research that's uncovered five unique dog temperament types, giving you a roadmap to better understand and train your furry friend. And when Tony from San Francisco reached out about...

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Dog Training Today with Will Bangura. Have you ever witnessed the intense focus your furry friend has when chasing the beam of a laser pointer? It may seem innocuous at first, but as your guide Will Van Gura, I'm here to illuminate the dark side of this seemingly playful activity. Our latest episode confronts the reality of laser point syndrome in dogs, a condition where the line between fun and fixation...

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Ever wondered why Fido turns fierce when it's crate time? This episode is your key to understanding and transforming crate aggression into crate affection! Your host, Will Bangura, peels back the layers of this canine conundrum, ensuring safety first with a step-by-step guide on positive muzzle conditioning. Learn how to create a strong, favorable relationship between your dog and their wire basket muzzl...

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Ever been pulled off your feet by a dog with an eye for the horizon? We've got the rundown on why your furry friend might be more interested in chasing squirrels than chilling at your feet. Join us as we unpack the mysteries of canine behavior, diving into the psychology behind a dog's deep-seated urge to chase. You'll come to understand not only the 'why' but also the 'how'...

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Struggling with a four-legged friend who just can't seem to grasp the concept of potty training? Stress no more! Unleash the secrets to a mess-free home as I, Will Bangura, guide you through the maze of housebreaking your canine companion. I'll walk you through supervising and guiding your pup with the compassion and consistency needed to ensure that accidents become a thing of the past. From unders...

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Join me, Will Bangura, as I share a lifetime of insight from the dog training trenches, guiding you through the intricate process of finding the ideal trainer for your four-legged confidante. With over 35 years of experience, I've navigated the evolving landscape of dog training philosophy—from a balanced approach to becoming a champion of force-free, positive reinforcement techniques. In this candid dis...

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Ever feel like you're at the end of your leash with your dog's impulsive antics? Buckle up, because this podcast is your ticket to transforming that frisky pup into a paragon of patience. Join me, Will Bangura, as we step beyond the basics and venture into the world of advanced impulse control for your canine companion. From mastering the heel position during walks to ensuring mealtime doesn't ...

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Ever felt like you're at the end of your leash with dog training challenges? Well, you're in luck because National Train Your Dog Month is here, and we're unleashing a wealth of knowledge to help you and your pooch overcome those pesky behavioral hurdles. From potty training slip-ups to mastering the art of a calm sit-stay amid the jingle of doorbells, our latest discussion has got you covered....

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Imagine a world where your dog navigates the chaos of a squirrel chase with the poise of a Zen master. In our latest conversation, we celebrate National Train Your Dog Month by unfolding the secrets to mastering your dog's impulse control. Say goodbye to the days of tug-of-war with your pooch at the sight of every passing bike, and hello to serene walks in the park. We tackle a lineup of exercises that w...

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