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Can You Really Teach a Dog to Behave Over Skype?

Dogs can be a human’s best friend, but cohabitating with a canine can also be the source of relentless frustration. Incessant barking. Scratching floors. Chewing furniture. The list goes on.

Fortunately most dog behavior issues can be corrected with the insight of a professional trainer or dog behaviorist. However, many people don’t have the time or money to meet with a professional. Many more live in smaller towns or remote areas where no behaviorists are available.

A number of trainers are now utilizing Skype to host sessions via video call. Training can be done from anywhere with an internet connection. They can be arranged at a more flexible length and price.

Susan Oshie, an experienced dog trainer and owner of Paws4Training in Seattle, connected with our blogger Thomas via Skype to get to the bottom of his crazy dog’s barking issues. Check out our video of the experiment:

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