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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April 26, 2024 53 mins

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 to sheer excitement, and...

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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 illustrates an industry...

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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 serious consequences, emphas...

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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 his fear-plagued rescu...

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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 blurs, leading to pote...

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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 muzzle, setting the stage fo...

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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' of managing this insti...

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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 understanding your dog's...

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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 discussion, I dissect the ...

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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 resemble a wild food fr...

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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. Tune in, and I, Will B...

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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 will transform your furr...

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Ever wondered how your canine companion can become the confident pooch you always knew they were? Unlock the secrets to your dog's self-assurance with our step-by-step guide through the world of pattern recognition and positive reinforcement. This episode delves into the art of using classical conditioning and clicker markers to not only train your pup but also to tackle their fears head-on. Discover the transformative power o...

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As we round off a year of profound transformation in the dog training realm, I, Will Bangura, extend my deepest gratitude to you, our valued listeners, for journeying with us through the shifting tides of canine training philosophies. From the intense debates on balanced versus force-free training to the rising wave of animal welfare-focused practices, we've dissected the controversial aspects of our industry together. Our dis...

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Ever thought that your furry friend's anxious behavior might just be a cry for more physical or mental stimulation? Join me, Will Bangura, as we unpack this intriguing possibility. Be prepared to challenge what you know about canine anxiety and discover how enrichment activities might be the secret to keeping your dog happy and healthy. From agility training to simple games of fetch, we discuss how these activities can offer a...

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Imagine turning every random moment of your day with your furry friend into a mini dog training session, building reliability and attentiveness with just a simple cue. It might seem like a dream, but that's exactly what we're promising in today's episode with the method 'Train as You Go.' Discover the triple power of the cue "down" - it’s easy, calming, and extremely adaptable. You'll learn h...

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Are your dogs' energetic bouts and dog park escapades leaving you questioning their behavior? Are they bouncing off the walls at home and becoming overly anxious when left alone? From mysterious respiratory illnesses in dogs and reconsidering dog parks to cracking the code on canine body language, we're getting down to the nitty-gritty of dog behavior and training.

Ever wondered if your pooch's aggressive be...

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Ready to crack the code of your dog's unspoken language? This episode of Dog Training Today promises to uncover the complexities of canine body language, illuminating the signs that speak volumes about your four-legged friend's emotions and intentions. We delve into the world of tail wagging, pawing, barking - signals that, when correctly interpreted, can help you navigate your relationship with your pet more effectively....

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Ever wondered why your four-legged friend does that peculiar thing? What if you could unlock the silent signals of your dog and understand their emotions and intentions better? As pet lovers, we all wish we could converse with our dogs. While their language is different, it's just as sophisticated. Our latest episode is a deep dive into the world of canine body language, with a special focus on dogs with behavioral issues such...

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Ever wrangled with a wriggly, stressed-out pet during grooming time and wished there was a better way? We're unlocking the secrets to a stress-free dog nail trimming routine in our new episode. Pet behavior expert and certified behavior consultant, Will Bangura, joins us to unveil a systematic, science-based approach to make grooming a breeze. Imagine turning your dog's nail trimming into an enjoyable activity, free of st...

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