Jarred Hodgson

I am a passionate dog trainer born and raised in South Africa. HDDT K9 Services has been the realisation of this passion and it is growing exponentially! I absolutely love seeing a well trained dog and I work my hardest to help as many people as possible to bring out the best in their dogs:)

Purely Positive Reinforcement training VS Balanced Dog Training

Purely Positive Reinforcement Training VS Balanced Training Purely Positive Training Balanced Dog Training Purely Positive dog training theoretically does not use any form of punishment to train a dog unlike balanced dog training which uses punishment as well as positive reinforcement, sounds perfect right? But what if a dog does something wrong? Purely positive trainers …

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How should you treat your dog?

It is fascinating that over the years the dog training industry has learned, acknowledged, and moved forward. The unfortunate part of it is that some trainers want to turn a blind eye to more recent studies and stick with outdated and backwards theories. And some, like modern day parents have gone to the complete opposite …

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