Author and Siberian Husky Trainier and Behaviorist Louise Basson Talks Winter Dogs and Positive Reinforcement Training & a Giveaway!
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- How do you train a Husky or any dog to give up being toy obsessive?
- Is it possible to teach a Siberian Husky recall?
- How successful is clicker training?
- How long to rehabilitate a rescue Husky who has been neglected or has behavioral issues?
- What is the difference between a Siberian and an Alaskan Husky?
- How do you prepare a Siberian Husky household for the arrival of a new baby?
- Did you know that sled dog racing occurs in South Africa?
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Louise – who says she is owned by four Huskies, a Labrador, and horse - is also a Husky rescuer, and musher. She completed the Dog Behaviour Course from the Ethology Academy recommended by the South African Board for Companion Animal Professionals , of which she is a professional member, and the Animal Behaviour Consultants of South Africa. She has completed practical work with Gill Painter, a well-known Animal Behaviour consultant and trainer of the industry.
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Louise credits her mentor, Kirsten Frisch, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer from America, with teaching her alot. And she has done practical training with Kirsten at Buddy's Chance LLC in Texas, as well as attended a nose work class and a workshop in reactive dogs at the training centre in Austin, Texas.
Louise is currently busy with the Professional Dog Trainers course of Raising Canine LLC of the USA, and is the liaison for Raising Canine LLC in South Africa for professional dog trainers and behaviour consultants.
|Author/Siberian Husky Trainer Louise Basson and Friend|
While Louise specializes in Siberian Huskies, she does also work with other breeds, as well as horses. She owns and runs a successful positive reinforcement training facility in Cape Town, South Africa, as well as a dog day care and boarding kennels, and a dog shop with imported and local goods. In 2007, she began mushing, and in 2009 she and her husband started the All Breeds Sledding club after visiting friends in Fairbanks, Alaska and learning more about the dog-powered sport.
Louise is also a Freelance writer for Animal Talk Magazine, and is involved with Husky Rescue S. A. and MUSH with P.R.I.D.E. She and her husband share their home and Huskies with a baby boy named Logan. You can read more about Louise, her dog center, her Huskies, and her books on her website at www.dog-care-centre.com.
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