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Train Your Dog Like a Pro

Sunday, January 18 at 12:00 pm on Channel 12.1
Internationally-renowned dog behaviorist and best-selling author Don Sullivan hosts this special designed to provide struggling dog owners with the necessary tools and techniques to forge a lasting and ... [See more]

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Posted: December 19, 2014 by Peg Dohlen
Program: Train Your Dog Like a Pro
Just wanted to thank you for saving our home by airing this show. we lost 3 of our long time furry family members last year and it was devastating. We recently add two American Bulldog puppies and boy I forgot what it was like to have wild and crazy little balls of energy tearing up my home. As much as I tried, it fell on deaf ears. I bought Don's system one night after losing my 5th pair of expensive shoes! It was such an easy and fast training program. required very little correction (that did not hurt or injure my pups)and in 10 minutes I had them walking beside me on walks. He makes so much sense and the collars are so much easier than a pinch collar or jerking them down the street with regular collar. There is no pulling at all. They play with their toys only and stay in their yard. Thank you and Don for bringing this show into our homes! God Bless you and Happy Holidays!
Don Sullivan
Posted: December 19, 2014 by Peg Dohlen
Program: Train Your Dog Like a Pro
Just wanted to thank you for saving our home by airing this show. we lost 3 of our long time furry family members last year and it was devastating. We recently add two American Bulldog puppies and boy I forgot what it was like to have wild and crazy little balls of energy tearing up my home. As much as I tried, it fell on deaf ears. I bought Don's system one night after losing my 5th pair of expensive shoes! It was such an easy and fast training program. required very little correction (that did not hurt or injure my pups)and in 10 minutes I had them walking beside me on walks. He makes so much sense and the collars are so much easier than a pinch collar or jerking them down the street with regular collar. There is no pulling at all. They play with their toys only and stay in their yard. Thank you and Don for bringing this show into our homes! God Bless you and Happy Holidays!
CPT12 Response:
Two American Bulldog pups! That does sound like a handful. I am glad the Train Your Dog Like a Pro system worked for you and your pets.
Thanks for sharing your experience.
All the best to you and yours.
Sincerely,
Joan
CPT12 Staff
 
Don Sullivan Train like a Pro
Posted: December 18, 2014 by Lee Seibold
Program: Train Your Dog Like a Pro
I'll first say that people need to realize that dogs are not human. I've never seen another dog become pack leader by bringing food or treats to their pack members. In fact, it's just the opposite. Dogs use an increasing scale of consequences to gain leadership. Don's techniques mimic this scale of correction and are always firm enough for the dogs personality but never firm enough to hurt them or be considered "abuse". To think dogs will cease their unwanted behaviors without consequences is like telling a bank robber that they'll never get caught but they still need to get a job instead of stealing. Ha... I'd like to see that conversation! I can't even begin to say how many people need Don's help. He is often criticized for his techniques despite the tens of thousands of people and pets he has saved. His results are unmatchable. I have a Dalmatian and a Shiba Inu. Both of which would be facing euthanasia if I were using ANY other system. Within the first night of using his techniques, I knew our dogs would become the perfect off leash companions. I am 100% supportive that Don's techniques are in absolutely no way cruel or abusive. I looked for many other so called "trainers" who use "positive" techniques. I can guarantee you Don's techniques provide a more positive experience throughout the dogs life than any other system. All of his techniques are temporary. After training is over you are left with a dog you can trust for the rest of your life. For someone to discredit this amazing canine lover... it makes me sick. You have no idea how many people (including "professional" dog trainers) who need his help. It's sad to punish a viewing audience of a great program which they desperately need for the ignorance of a few "animal lovers". These despicable people would be the first ones who would wish to see criminals brought to justice in a "negative" way for breaking the law. I'd hate to see a world without consequences. And that's what these people are protesting against. If viewers aren't willing to donate money to a great cause because they disagree with concepts they don't understand, they need to change the channel and spend their money elsewhere. They need to swallow their ego and let the dog owner decide who's system is best for them.
CPT12 Response:
Thank you for your email and feedback on Don Sullivan’s training methods. We are glad you have had a positive experience using his training method.
Your use of the term “Despicable” seems a bit harsh. There is room for this discussion without getting into  stereotyping and name calling.
Sincerely,
Joan
CPT12 Staff

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In his new book, Don Sullivan inspires readers to wake up and recognize the myths, deceptions, lies and obsessions that keep them from having the Perfect Dog. He empowers readers with an unprecedented array of knowledge and understanding to achieve instant success with their own dogs. Proof that Don Sullivan’s approach to training dogs is far from ordinary.


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- Secrets to Training the Perfect Dog” 2-DVD set 
Over 5 hours total. Covers Getting Started, Equipment Tips, Commands - Sit, Down, Down from a Distance, Hidden Stay, Come and more - Exercise and Fun Time, problem behaviors (Barking, Begging, Bolting, Chasing Cars/Bikes/ Etc.), Chasing & Nipping People, Chewing, Stealing Food, Crazy in Car, Getting into Garbage, Digging, Jumping, Housebreaking, Leash Pulling and More - Perimeters and Boundaries

- SMALL Command collar (neck size 5 1/2 to 18 1/2 inches)
Suitable for tiny dogs such as the Chihuahua, Yorkshire Terrier and Toy Poodle, to medium size breeds such as the Cocker Spaniel, Jack Russell Terrier, and Beagle. It is also useful for brand new larger breed puppies. Note: Despite the minimum size listed, this collar should still fit dogs/puppies with smaller necks; the collar will be a little looser than normal, but it will still be very effective.


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- Secrets to Training the Perfect Dog” 2-DVD set 
Over 5 hours total. Covers Getting Started, Equipment Tips, Commands - Sit, Down, Down from a Distance, Hidden Stay, Come and more - Exercise and Fun Time, problem behaviors (Barking, Begging, Bolting, Chasing Cars/Bikes/ Etc.), Chasing & Nipping People, Chewing, Stealing Food, Crazy in Car, Getting into Garbage, Digging, Jumping, Housebreaking, Leash Pulling and More - Perimeters and Boundaries

- LARGE Command collar (neck size 7 to 24 inches)
Suitable for large to extra large breeds (older puppies and adult age) such as the Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd, Rottweiler and Great Dane.


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- Secrets to Training the Perfect Dog” 2-DVD set 
Over 5 hours total. Covers Getting Started, Equipment Tips, Commands - Sit, Down, Down from a Distance, Hidden Stay, Come and more - Exercise and Fun Time, problem behaviors (Barking, Begging, Bolting, Chasing Cars/Bikes/ Etc.), Chasing & Nipping People, Chewing, Stealing Food, Crazy in Car, Getting into Garbage, Digging, Jumping, Housebreaking, Leash Pulling and More - Perimeters and Boundaries

- SMALL Command collar (neck size 5 1/2 to 18 1/2 inches)
Suitable for tiny dogs such as the Chihuahua, Yorkshire Terrier and Toy Poodle, to medium size breeds such as the Cocker Spaniel, Jack Russell Terrier, and Beagle. It is also useful for brand new larger breed puppies. Note: Despite the minimum size listed, this collar should still fit dogs/puppies with smaller necks; the collar will be a little looser than normal, but it will still be very effective.

- Quick Start Guide

- 3 Training Leads

- Fun Fetch Ball

- Field Training Cards


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- Secrets to Training the Perfect Dog” 2-DVD set 
Over 5 hours total. Covers Getting Started, Equipment Tips, Commands - Sit, Down, Down from a Distance, Hidden Stay, Come and more - Exercise and Fun Time, problem behaviors (Barking, Begging, Bolting, Chasing Cars/Bikes/ Etc.), Chasing & Nipping People, Chewing, Stealing Food, Crazy in Car, Getting into Garbage, Digging, Jumping, Housebreaking, Leash Pulling and More - Perimeters and Boundaries

- LARGE Command collar (neck size 7 to 24 inches)
Suitable for large to extra large breeds (older puppies and adult age) such as the Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd, Rottweiler and Great Dane.

- Quick Start Guide

- 3 Training Leads

- Fun Fetch Ball

- Field Training Cards


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$120 Complete Perfect Dog System with LARGE Collar

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Program Length: 60 minutes
Rating:  G

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