Category: Puppy Training

Sit Command - Dog Obedience

Puppy Obedience Training, Part 1: Setting Boundaries

How can you become the best puppy owner-trainer around?   Puppyhood is one of the most challenging phases of owning a new dog because puppies, like human babies and toddlers, need a lot more love, attention and affection than your average adult dog.   Dog owners who fail to see puppyhood as a crucial time […]

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Teaching a Dog Basic Commands and Skills

  Would you like to discover how you can teach a dog to sit and stay easily?   Teaching a dog for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you have never done it before. There’s always this anxiety that you’re doing some incorrectly because you’re not getting the results that you […]

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Stay Command - Obedience Training

Expressing to Lead: How to Communicate With Your Dog, Part 1

  How do dogs communicate with its human pack?   Humans are equipped with the ability to utilize three channels of communication: vocal language, verbal language and nonverbal language. We can communicate with our tone of voice, speech rate, word choice and especially through our body language.   Dogs may be incapable of verbal expressions […]

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Dog Obedience Unique Skills

Having Fun with Unique Dog Skills

  Can dogs be taught unique and useful skills, too?   I get this question a lot from my clients who are often inspired by Hollywood-trained dogs that they see on television and in the movies. Can ordinary pets be trained to do amazing stuff? The answer is yes, if you’re willing to train your […]

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Behavioural management in Adult Dogs

Why Behavior Management Is Important In Adult Dogs

What should an owner do to maintain his dog’s good behavior patterns? Behavior management in dogs will only bring an owner long-term and permanent success if the following factors are present:   Pack leadership or full time management of a dog’s behavior through the enforcement of boundaries and rules.   Consistent reward and correction to […]

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Puppy Obedience Training, Part 3: Pack Leadership

Why is pack leadership necessary?   Pack leadership is essential to obedience training, especially during puppyhood. It is during this time that your young dog is learning about the world and how it works. Some people say that the idea of becoming a pack leader sounds excessive because they believe that dogs need friends, not […]

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