While your focus should always be on what your dog did right and teaching him to do it again, there are times when your dog is doing something you don’t like and you need to decide how to end that unwanted behavior or create a new one in its place…teach him what you want
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There are different kinds of consequences that happen in life. Good things and Bad things, which may affect behavior greatly, somewhat, slightly or not at all. See how it can affect your dog’s training and behavior.
Remember, if you do not make the conscious choice to be the Trainer…you are by default, the Trainee.” Also, dogs are always learning, whether you are “training” them at the moment or not. Unfortunately, many people (unknowingly) train their dogs to do things they do not desire. How are you training your dog?
So often you see people walking down the street being “towed” by their dog, this is an improper, arm wrenching, tiresome, no fun way to take Fido out or some exercise. It’s time to change an unwanted behavior…
Come Ranger, come….Ranger come…Come Ranger! Ranger’s not coming! Where did he go? Why won’t he come when I call him? How can you get your dog to respond to this very important command?
If it’s safe for you to use, it should be safe for your dog…right? Wrong! Each year, there are thousands of dogs who are poisoned by common, everyday substances that are found around your home, things that seem harmless because you use them, but that doesn’t mean they are harmless for Fido.