Unfortunately there are still many trainers using aversive methods to train dogs. Adverse methods are focused on the end behavior and ignore the emotional state of the dog.Not only is it unnecessary, the emotional state of the dog should always come first. But when it comes to trying to deal with or treat aggression in dogs methods that cause additional stress can be … [Read more...] about 5 TREATMENT METHODS TO AVOID IN DOG TRAINING
Of course we rely on our voice to communicate to other that they should keep their distance. However there are some of the pitfalls dog handlers run into that sometimes makes this simple solution not so simple. PitfallsSometimes simply you don't see others coming. You may miss someone if you are looking at your dog, reaching for a treat or paying attention to something … [Read more...] about 6 Other Ways to Keep Others Away From Your Dog
Clicker training to make your dog more creative? You got it! If you are new to clicker training, check out our introduction to clicker training article. If you have started clicker training and understand the principal behind how it works, you might be interested in the video below.Teaching creativity is somewhat an advanced concept for people new to clicker training, but … [Read more...] about Clicker training to make your dog more creative? You got it!
5 Reasons Why Leash Training Dogs is So ImportantWe all would prefer that our dog doesn't pull us, but here are some reasons why training your dog not to pull on a leash - or more accurately - training your dog to walk with a loose leash - is actually important.1. When dogs pull on the leash, we get frustrated. Continual frustration often leads us to make the problem … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why Leash Training Dogs is So Important
We would all like to walk our dogs without having them pull us. But how many of us realize that it's not all that natural for some dogs to walk as slowly as we do? And beside us no less? How many off leash dogs have you seen go for a walk side by side a few feet apart? Exactly! Not too many, or at least not for too long. Dogs need to be trained how to do … [Read more...] about How to Train a Dog to Walk on a Leash