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Consider All Dog Training Options

It's not so much the kind of obedience training you do with your dog, but actually doing any training. Most of the dogs in your neighborhood or the dogs owned by your family and friends are probably not trained well, if at all. Isn't that alone a reason to train your dog better? There are four basic options for training your dog: enrolling in a class, sending the dog away to be trained, training on your own or working individually with a trainer. The first option is to take a class with yo........ Read More

Puppy Crate Training -- Fast Track To A Contented Dog

Puppy crate training is one of the most effective ways to housebreak your new puppy. Puppy crate training takes a little patience, but it's a good way to set your puppy on the right path. This method has an impressive track record. Be sure to prepare everything ahead of time. Even before you bring your new puppy home, have the puppy crate ready and waiting. The size of the crate is important. For proper puppy crate training, you should have plenty of room in the crate for the puppy to turn aro........ Read More

The Art Of Dog Training & Obedience School

One of the best things about dog ownership is that they can be trained to obey commands and are able to make a connection with their owner. Dog training requires a certain amount of patience and determination, but will result in a well-behaved pet that your friends and family will adore. The art of dog training is quite simple, but getting your dog to understand is another story. If you want to teach your dog to sit, begin by giving him/her the ‘sit’ command and push down gently on their re........ Read More

Dog Training, Whose Advantage

One night I slept off without locking up, Maisky kept watch at the door. Then about 3 AM I was roused from sleep by his loud barking under my bed. I opened my eyes to behold a man right inside my room, and I acted instinctively throwing my reading chair, which was by the bedside, at the intruder. He jumped out the room, and I quickly rushed and pushed the jam-lock-door to. Then my heart started to dance to Maisky’s frenzy barking. I was almost going into cardiac arrest trying to quieten ........ Read More

Training Your Dog – Ready-to-use Strategies

Training your dog; what fun this can be. Have you ever watch a person try to train their dog? It is quite comical I assure. When I was a young child and my mom and dad were training my dog, I always loved to watch; at least in the beginning. There is something immensely amusing about a grown adult spending hours on their knees talking to a dog that is staring at them with a look of bewilderment and probably wondering why every time they are told to stand up they are again told to sit down. ........ Read More

Dog Training - House Training Your New Puppy

House training is the first thing your new puppy must learn. The toileting process a puppy learns in the first few months as a member of your household will last a lifetime so it’s important to do it right the first time. House training issues are the number one reason why dogs are taken to animal shelters so let’s begin. It’s important to understand that your puppy probably won’t be completely trained until he’s about 6 months old. That’s because young puppies lack the bladder a........ Read More

House Training A Dog – The Simple Way

The puppy is new and oh so cute. You cuddle with it every day and love to chase it around the yard or play tug of war with the stuffed animal that, in a year will probably be missing most of its limbs. However, all is not fun and games in the house with the new puppy. Now comes the hard part, house training the dog. As the new puppy does one of two things to relieve him/herself in the middle of your new white carpet you find yourself wondering why it is so difficult for the dog to understand........ Read More

Dog Training With A Head Collar

The head collar has become an increasingly popular dog training tool in the past couple of years. Two of the most well known brands of head collar on the market are the Gentle Leader and the Halti, but there are many other brands that incorporate the basic head collar concept. Many people find the Gentle Leader easier to fit that the Halti, and in addition the Gentle Leader is designed to fasten around the dog’s neck. The advantage of this design is that even if the dog is somehow able to wr........ Read More

Dog Training: Teaching Puppy Not To Jump Or Bite

You finally have your adorable, cuddly new puppy. You are happy to have him and he is happy to have a family. But wait - it's just the beginning. There are 2 behaviors you need to deal with almost immediately - jumping on people and biting. Jumping on people This is a problem that you or others might inadvertently encourage. He is so little and cute, that little tail is wagging and, after all, isn't socialization and getting used to people important? Of course socialization and getting us........ Read More

Training Your Dog With A Clicker

In this article I am going to discuss clicker training and its use in training dogs. Most people have heard of clicker training but have no clue what it actually is, in this article I will discuss what clicker training is, how to start using it as well as just how powerful clicker training can be. Most dogs take to clicker training very easily and enjoy learning through the use of a clicker. What Clicker Training Is Clicker Training is a positive method of training a dog new behaviors. Thi........ Read More

What Andy Griffith Can Teach You About Dog Training

Some people get worried and excited when their dog is off-leash and he's done something that requires you to correct him. Because the owner is both worried and excited, they move fast toward the dog, concerned that the dog might run off before they can correct him. However, if you've done your long-line work properly and you've laid a solid foundation for your off leash training, there really isn't any reason for you to worry that your dog will run off. So, what does this have to do with Andy Gr........ Read More

Learning The Basic Commands Of Dog Training

Wanting a calm and obedient dog is important for a dog owner for a number of reasons. Well-trained and obedient dogs are often happier and less aggressive with other dogs and people. The law is another reason for a well-trained dog; many cities have ordinances requiring properly behaved dogs. This is true for certain breeds that are reputed to have aggression and other behavior issues, such as Pit Bulls and Rottweilers. Training your dog well will make him a much better family companion, esp........ Read More

Know All About Good Dog Training Collars

Most dog owners wish that they could have more control over their dogs. With dog training collars, however, you can get what you want, i.e., better control with more comfort, and making sure that you are leading your dog more effectively. You will find that there are basically two types of head halters that are available for dogs. One type is known as the gentle leader and the other type is known as the Halti. Though both dog training collars are useful, the gentle leader has an advantage be........ Read More

Training Your Pit Bull Terrier With Dog Treats

Every responsible Pit Bull owner wants a well trained pet. There are several training options which may be used to achieve the desired results. One of the most popular methods used by owners is treat training. Treat training is a reward system using either the dog’s favorite snack food such as cheese, bits of hotdog or by using store bought treats. Treat training allows the owner to use these small bribes as a form of positive reinforcement for good behavior. Proper use of treat training will........ Read More

Dog Training Part Iv - Reward And Punishment

Most training revolves around giving the dog consequences for his behaviour, in the hope of influencing the behaviour the dog will exhibit in the future. Operant conditioning defines four types of consequences: Positive reinforcement adds something to the situation to increase the chance of the behaviour being exhibited again (for example, giving a dog a treat when he sits.) Negative reinforcement removes something from the situation to increase the chance of the behaviour being exhibited agai........ Read More


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