A must exercise for early in training is the ‘individual daily exam.’ Do it if you had time for no other training activity. When the dog wiggles in this position, correct. When the dog is quite, praise. The exercise teaches your dog … Continue reading
From the first class session, we help you get your dog’s attention. Getting your dog to pay attention to you often starts with your paying close attention to your dog. Attend to your dog … Continue reading
In class the week of August 18, we’ll introduce several dog training activities to reduce the probably of dog bites around the dog bowl. It’s easy to understand how a dog can become possessive of the food bowl. We will … Continue reading
Agility is a great confidence booster for your dog – and fun in the process. Your dog also learns to pay attention to you – to take and execute your commands. In the 7th week of our basic classes, … Continue reading
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In the first part of training for a dog, before the dog has learned what you want him/her to do, it is tempting to try to hold the dog in the place you want him/her to be … Continue reading
An important way to get one’s children involved in helping train the family dog is through tricks.
The goals in training are to teach the dog to pay attention, do as you say and stay on task. While basic obedience lessons have those goals as primary objectives, it is often … Continue reading