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Tampa Bay Times Interview: Dog’s good manners according to a Lutz expert

Dog’s good manners according to a Lutz expert

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Originally published by the Tampa Bay Times here.

Angelica Steinker loved dogs early on.

“When I was little, I begged my parents for a brother or sister, and they said no and they got me a dog. And it all spiraled out of control from there,’’ she says.

Steinker is founder of Courteous Canine, Inc. in Lutz. The 20-year-old company offers basic manners training — no longer called obedience — as well as training for dog sport competitions, such as moving through obstacle courses. Steinker has three dogs, border collies Power and Particle and a Papillon named Moment. She takes them all to scent competitions, where dogs have to find scents hidden around a course.

Steinker, 55, talked about dogs and dog training with the Tampa Bay Times.

 

Read the answers to these questions by following the link below.

How smart are dogs?

What do dogs do for us?

What is the key to getting the dog to do what you want it to do? And do you also have to train the owners?

How do you train dogs not to be aggressive?

What would be an example?

What’s the best way to house train a puppy?

Read the Interview

 

Here’s Angie and her pup Power! But you missed the article link, right above this photo.