OLK9 Dog Training Blog

The Off Leash K9 Dog Training Blog

Columbus Ohio’s OLK9 Dog Training Blog is here to help you learn all you need to know about dog training. We talk about training methods, the Off Leash K9 Training advantage, and we give you practical tips you can do at home to get that obedient dog of your dreams!

Yes, we train hundreds of dogs every year. But equally as important, we training dog owners! Helping you understand why your dogs do the things they do can only make you a better dog owner and bring peace to your family. 

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Columbus Dog Trainers: Why We Get The Best Results

I feel like the biggest difference between Off Leash K9 Training and other dog trainers, in general, is our philosophy of not approaching training with an ideological bias. There are many training methodologies, and an owner can quickly get confused while researching how to approach a behavior problem while searching the web or even asking other trainers, who will all give different answers. The thing is, all these methodologies exist because they work with specific types of dogs or a general percentage of dogs.

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eCollar Demonstration

Below is a short eCollar Demonstration, lighthearted video showing a small portion of a presentation I recently gave. This talk focused on pressure and motivation in dog training, and the clip below highlights the eCollar portion. I am regularly asked about eCollars and am constantly educating the public on how we use them here at Off Leash K9 Training, Columbus. Many potential clients are concerned that the eCollar will hurt or scare their dogs, but are then completely on board once they experience for themselves the level of pressure

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The Importance of Corrections in Dog Training

How to do corrections in Dog Training. All you have to do is a quick search on the internet to find a sea of people with the opinion that you should never correct your dog…that corrections are abusive and outdated, and that “new methods” of positive reinforcement are the be-all/end-all of dog training. Even current literature outlining the behavioral science of operant conditioning (which is applied to dogs across the board in a way I don’t fully agree with) lean towards telling the reader

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Columbus Dog Trainers: Why We Get The Best Results

I feel like the biggest difference between Off Leash K9 Training and other dog trainers, in general, is our philosophy of not approaching training with an ideological bias. There are many training methodologies, and an owner can quickly get confused while researching how to approach a behavior problem while searching the web or even asking other trainers, who will all give different answers. The thing is, all these methodologies exist because they work with specific types of dogs or a general percentage of dogs.

Read More »

eCollar Demonstration

Below is a short eCollar Demonstration, lighthearted video showing a small portion of a presentation I recently gave. This talk focused on pressure and motivation in dog training, and the clip below highlights the eCollar portion. I am regularly asked about eCollars and am constantly educating the public on how we use them here at Off Leash K9 Training, Columbus. Many potential clients are concerned that the eCollar will hurt or scare their dogs, but are then completely on board once they experience for themselves the level of pressure

Read More »

The Importance of Corrections in Dog Training

How to do corrections in Dog Training. All you have to do is a quick search on the internet to find a sea of people with the opinion that you should never correct your dog…that corrections are abusive and outdated, and that “new methods” of positive reinforcement are the be-all/end-all of dog training. Even current literature outlining the behavioral science of operant conditioning (which is applied to dogs across the board in a way I don’t fully agree with) lean towards telling the reader

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