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Behavior Issues

Below are some resources to assist you with behavior issues:

We highly recommend professional training for your basset hound, those who are certified in "clicker" training with positive reinforcement are best.

Trainer/Behaviorist:  Terri Elkins, with "Taming the Wild Side"
is an excellent trainer, and located in Fort Worth.  Terri is a Basset Owner!

Behaviorist/Trainer: Susan Blatz, "All dogs All Day" Susan is an excellent behaviorist and is located in Dallas.  Susan's Blog.  Susan is a Basset Owner!  

Help with House Training

Help with Crate Training

Help with Cat to Dog Introductions

Help with Counter Cruising  Counter Cruising 2

Nothing in Life is Free http://k9deb.com/nilif.htm


Suzanne Clothier, dog behaviorist Links:

Hard to Train?
10 Tips for Problem Behavior  
Leadership Basics
Teaching Self Control
Aggression Basics
Aggression and some of the Reasons Behind It

Recommended Books:

Second Hand Dog – Carol Lea Benjamin

The Chosen Puppy – Carol Lea Benjamin

A Practical Guide to Resource Guarding – Jean Donaldson

The Power of Positive Dog Training – Pat Miller

Positive Perspectives: Love Your Dog, Train Your Dog – Pat Miller

Living With Blind Dogs: A Resource Book and Training Guide for the Owners of Blind and Low-Vision Dogs , Second Edition - Caroline D. Levin


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