Benson Maremmas

Livestock Guardian Dogs

Training Manual

by Cindy Benson
Mountain Landscape
Cindy Benson

"Have you ever wished you could truly talk to your dog? You are about to get closer to that goal! The Foundations course can teach you the language of dogs; this training manual will teach you the language of livestock guardian dogs. A wonderful journey awaits you! "

 

Let the magic begin!

Let the Magic Begin >

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Will be available through Amazon soon!

Contact Cindy at cindy@bensonranch.com for other forms of payment.

Blogs List for the Foundations Training Manual

This is a list, in order, of all the blogs in the manual.

 

Everything Right 


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/everything-right

 

 
Manding -What It Is:


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/manding-part-1

        

 

 
Manding - Why Teach It?:


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/manding-why-teach-it

 

 
Biddability & LGDs


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/biddability-lgds

 

 
Treat Selection & Preparation


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/treat-selection-preparation

 

 
The Difference Between a Command and a Cue


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/the-difference-between-a-command-and-a-cue

 

 
Why Clicking and Correction Doesn’t Work


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/why-clicking-and-correction-used-together-doesn-t-work-the-poisoned-cue

 

 
Training is About Creating Behavior – Not Stopping It


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/training-is-about-creating-behavior-not-stopping-it

 

 
Teaching Touch and Look


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/how-to-teach-touch-look

 

 
 
How To Train and Reward Two Dogs at the Same Time


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/how-to-train-and-reward-two-dogs-at-the-same-time

 

 
Follow Blush’s Litter (7) – Novel Stimulus/Movement – 10 Wks


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/follow-blush-s-litter-4-novel-stimulus-tunnel-10-wks-7-16-19

 

 
Using a Clicker To Teach Confidence


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/using-a-clicker-to-teach-confidence

 

 
Not “Sit”


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/not-sit

 

 
Toenail Trimming – How To Go About It and Why It Matters -The Grooming Series


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/toenail-trimming-how-to-go-about-it-and-why-it-matters-the-grooming-series

 

 
Teaching an Incompatible Behavior


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/teaching-an-incompatible-behavior

 

 
Why Saying “Ah!” Didn’t Work


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/why-ah-didn-t-work

 

 
Positive reinforcement Training – What It Is & Why It Matters


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/positive-reinforcement-training-what-it-is-why-it-matters

 

 
Why Clicking and Correction Doesn’t Work


https://www.bensonmaremmas.com/post/why-clicking-and-correction-used-together-doesn-t-work-the-poisoned-cue

Position Statement on the Use of Dominance Theory in Behavior Modification of Animals
American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior

https://avsab.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Dominance_Position_Statement_download-10-3-14.pdf