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Training Your Dog Beyond The Basic Commands – The Stand

Training your dog to complete any task can be difficult. However, with a few key tips, you should be able to get your dog to do anything that you want him/her to do. The stand command is an obedience command that you might want to utilize in various scenarios. For instance, you might want to […]

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Top Ways To Deal with A Fussy Dog Eater

It is very likely that you have had your dog on the same brand of food for a while now. Therefore, it is not a surprise if your dog refuses to eat it after a while or if you switch brands on him. However, it is important to note the differences between a picky dog […]

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Why You Should Keep Dog Training Segments Short And Simple

No matter what breed of dog you have, there are certain techniques you’ll want to employ during training. Every kind of dog has certain types of inherited drives, and each breed of dog learns in the same way. Because of this, there are certain methods that will always work, no matter what kind of dog […]

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Dog Rewards and Punishment: Which Training Method Is Most Effective?

If an owner wants to modify the behaviour of their dog, there are two different tools they can utilise. They can reward their dog for displaying appropriate behaviour, or they can punish their dog for exhibiting negative behaviour. While many dog owners use both tools, it is typically more effective to stick with one training […]

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Recall Command Basics: Teaching Your Dog To Come When Called

One of the most essential commands that an owner can teach is dog is the recall command. When you can count on your dog to come when it’s called, you can protect it in unsafe situations. If your dog is running towards a car or approaching an unsafe food, you’ll be able to remove them […]

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Calm Dog Training: Your Guide to Calming Your Hyperactive Dog

While an overly-excited dog is something of a stereotype, too much excitement can wear on both a dog and its owner. It’s important for dog owners to be able to calm their dogs down and give them a chance to relax. Thankfully, calming a dog is easier than it might initially seem. By utilising calm […]

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My Outdoor Life: Trainer is alpha dog on streets of Minneapolis

Structure and know-how keep daily passel of dogs in line and on the move.  By Mackenzie Lobby Havey Head over to Lake Harriet in Minneapolis on a weekday morning, almost any day of the year, and you have a fairly good chance of catching Curtis Johnson strolling lakeside with an impressive crowd of furry companions. […]

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All About Clicker Training Your Dog

We live in a generation where pets have become quite popular. Pets are an adorable as well as an awesome company. However, every pet is not similar to another. Take a dog, for instance, who does not love a cute and obedient dog? Very often you will find individuals who are closer to their dogs […]

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Reward Your Dog When Obedience Training

Reward Your Dog When Obedience Training

Rewarding your dog is the best motivator when training. It is well known that using rewards and other positive reinforcement when obedience training a dog is the most effective method and achieves the best results. You can make obedience training fun for the dog – and yourself too – by making a game of it. […]

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Positive Reinforcement Dog Training Tips For Owners

Owning a dog is not all about taking them on walks and changing their food/water bowls daily; training them is an integral part as well. Many people believe that verbal and physical abuse are effective when it comes to dog training, but there is a much better way.Here are some positive reinforcement dog training tips […]

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