Whether you have a new puppy that has had no training or a more mature dog who needs a training “refresher” course, you’ll need to make the decision of who will be doing the training…will it be you or will it be a professional?
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Throughout the day, there are things you need to communicate with your dog…things to keep him/her safe, things to keep your things safe from him, and just practical commands in general. In this article, we’ll give tips about 4 of those practical training practices.
Sometimes it’s the pup, and sometimes it’s the human that just doesn’t quite “get it” when it comes to dog training. The key is to keep on trying with your dog until you get the behaviors you would like from him or her…the games will help you be successful.
Do you want a “well-behaved” dog? Do you desire to have a “well-trained” dog? To make this easier to apply and understand, we need to ask two questions…
When we think of the word consequences, we often think of them in a negative way…ie. consequences are discipline for bad behavior. But in fact, consequences can be for good behavior also. A consequence is simply what results from any behavior, good or bad. There is a proper way to use consequences…
Many people unknowingly teach their dogs NOT to Come to them long before they start formal training. The dog always has a choice – respond to you or ignore you… It is your job to teach the dog that coming to you is by far the best thing in life.