[wp_ad_camp_5]Luring is a useful technique for us to use in training our dogs A ‘lure’ enables us to move a dog into different positions without grabbing at the dog. Or taking hold of him in any … [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!
Do you ever get back from spending a good chunk of time training your dog, only to feel like you've not really achieved anything? [wp_ad_camp_5]In this article we are going to look at 9 ways to … [Read more...]
Dogs that bark incessantly are very annoying People have come up with various ways to try and stop noisy dogs from making a nuisance of themselves. From collars that spray or shock the barking dog, … [Read more...]
Stage One is the very first stage in dog training. This is the 'Get It' stage of my 'Get It', 'Pair It', 'Teach It' dog training system. [wp_ad_camp_5]It's all about getting a new behavior … [Read more...]
Dog trainers often talk about 'marking' and 'rewarding' behaviour in dog training. 'Mark and Reward' is a system for training dogs without force. It is especially useful for training puppies. If … [Read more...]
The emergency recall is all about keeping your dog or puppy safe. Wouldn’t it be great to know that if you really need your dog to come back, he will? Wouldn’t it be nice to know that if your … [Read more...]
In this article we are going to share one of the secrets behind dog training success: learning the three d's of dog training! Every task we teach our dogs, will have several different levels of … [Read more...]
Understanding how dogs and puppies learn will give you the power to train and control your best friend. We need to control our dogs because while friendship is important a well behaved dog is a happy … [Read more...]
Is your dog sometimes so excited that he just can't respond to you, or even hear you? If so, the chances are he is 'over the threshold'. Let's find out what that means, and how to help him! We'll … [Read more...]
Dogs are impulsive creatures. They have no reason not to be. Yet much of the behavior of a well-mannered dog, is down to impulse control. The ability to choose one course of behavior over … [Read more...]