Dog Training Talk with Laura Monaco Torelli with Steve Dale

Dog Training Talk with Laura Monaco Torelli with Steve Dale
Laura Monaco Torelli and I hold up the book 'Decoding Your Dog,' by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (which I was an editor for), out in January - but you can advance order now at

Laura Monaco Torelli isn't just another dog trainer, she is a faculty member of the Karen Pryor Academy for Animal Training & Behavior....Listen HERE to our wide ranging conversation on WGN Radio's Steve Dale's Pet World on the state of dog training dog, how marker-based training works, what types of equipment dog trainers or even pet owners should be using. For example, people can even misuse a basic flat collar.

We also talked about how our response on the other end of the leash matters, even on a simple walk.

Also, how do you find a good trainers...or do you even want/need a dog trainer, might you be better off with a certified animal behavior consultant or a veterinary behaviorist.

We discuss separation anxiety in some detail.


Type your email address in the box and click the "create subscription" button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at any time.


Leave a comment
  • fb_avatar

    This would be nice. Thanks! I think I'll consider this in the future but, for now this works PERFECTLY in my dog training --> ( Their methods have been very effective for my dogs. Would recommend it as well. Cheers people :) !

Leave a comment

  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Meet The Blogger

    Steve Dale

    Dog/Cat Behavior Consultant; pet advocate; broadcaster, journalist

  • Facebook

  • Twitter

  • @Stevedalepets

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement:
  • Fresh Chicago News