I am taking a break this morning from bitching about irresponsible rhetoric in dog training, in order to point anyone in a more conciliatory frame of mind to a handful of blog posts that argue for integrity, clear-headedness, and professionalism when discussing fellow trainers and competing methodologies. I am sure there are many more out there. Feel free to post your own recommendations.

Tribalism in Dog Training: One Trainer’s Perspective from Lessons from Layla
Show Me, Don’t tell Me by Eric Goebelbecker
Integrity: a Response to Drayton Michaels by Ann Withun
One Trainer’s Path to Change by Jeff Silverman
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