In this article we are going to answer the question 'what is counter conditioning', and take a look at how we can use it to help our dogs overcome their fears. We all have things we don’t like, … [Read more...]
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Understanding Your Dog explains how dogs learn and what motivates them. And includes everything you need to know before you begin training your dog.
Training Your Dog is a collection of practical dog training guides and includes lessons, tips and techniques to get your dog from naughty to nice!
Many of the things we teach our dogs are quite complex. But some are very simple. A touch, a turn, a jump - these are all simple ‘units’ of behavior. In training, the dog is often rewarded … [Read more...]
A collection of free dog training guides from best selling author Pippa Mattinson, including clear and detailed dog training lessons and exercises. TRAINING YOUR DOG Puppy Training Basic … [Read more...]
Best selling author Pippa Mattinson brings you a fantastic library of free articles to help you build a great relationship with your dog. UNDERSTANDING YOUR DOG How dog training works … [Read more...]
Today's article looks at the move away from traditional dog training and towards modern training methods. Traditional dog trainers are often bemused by the enthusiasm for modern, science based … [Read more...]
Dog training videos are not just fun, they are really helpful too. Pippa has chosen a great selection here for you today. Dog training does require some basic knowledge, and reading up on the … [Read more...]
In this article Pippa answers the question “how does clicker training work” and shows you what to do when clicker training doesn’t work for your dog. There is quite a bit of confusion over … [Read more...]
Today's article shows you three different but equally effective ways, to get your dog to lay down. You can choose the method which appeals to you most, they all work. My dog won't lay down! If … [Read more...]
In this article we look at the growing popularity of the dog harness. You can discover the different reasons why people like and dislike dog harnesses. And find out whether a body harness is better … [Read more...]
With new dog training methods have come some new words and phrases. Stimulus control is one of them! People quite often ask "what IS stimulus control" and the point of this article is to answer … [Read more...]