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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

Tips For Toilet Training Your Pet Dog

Toilet training your pet dog as early as possible is always a better idea. It always feels good to see your dog well trained and behaved; however this can only achieved with a fair amount of persistence and patience. Although dogs are supposed to be very clean animals; their animal instincts can drive them to relieve themselves wherever they find it convenient. This can be very frustrating for the dog owner and we know how it feels like to your have your floors and carpets soiled and messed when........ Read More

The Lowdown On Dog Clicker Training

Dog training is a necessity when you make the decision to keep a dog as a pet.Dogs, particularly larger ones, must be obedient, or keeping them becomes extremely hard work. In addition to their appreciation for being fed, as pack animals dogs have natural instincts that favour training. These instincts are manifested as a desire to please a trainer. This gives the dog trainer an unbeatable edge in shaping the dog's behaviour. While dogs can be trained for complicated, serious actions, such........ Read More

Dog Training For Proper Behavior

Training a dog to act properly has many benefits, for the dogs and their human companions alike. Dog behavior training is critical in order to prevent such negative behaviors as aggression. It is important to deal with dog aggression issues by training dogs to interrelate appropriately with other dogs and especially people. In order to know how to effectively train your dog to be a loyal and eager pet, it is important to know where dogs came from, and how their interaction with each other can........ Read More

Puppy Training - Good Doggie

Puppies are cute cuddly and so full of life throughout the infancy stage. It is at this time when puppy training is vital - because believe it or not these cute cuddly little characters can cause so much havoc in the home - with their outbursts of action packed antics all brought on by excitement. Fun it may be at the time but when you waken to find the remains of a chewed slipper- scratch marks on the furniture and puppy poo to mark the pup`s presence then it is time for an obedience check H........ Read More

Obedience Dog Training

No one likes to hear barking and yelping, and certainly no one likes to meet an aggressive dog on the street. Most dogs cannot be faulted for their behavior, but there are ways to change these things. Most dog owners have the best of intentions, but have no idea how to turn their pesky pup into a sweet and well-tempered dog. This is when obedience dog training is a great idea. This will help any owner learn how manage their animal when they need to be well behaved. You can find obedience do........ Read More

Dog Training Tip – Do This And Reach Success!

First and foremost the most important thing that can be mentioned as a dog training tip is patience. It is of course very easy to become frustrated and want to give up on your dog, as you yell at them for the 10th time for going to the bathroom in the house. However there are many things that can help you, many useful dog training tips that will make your life much easier for the next few months. There are books to read, and classes to take, and people to talk to. Believe it or not training ........ Read More

Looking After Your Dog, Part Twelve - Training Basics

Dogs have inherent wild characteristics, often being aggressive and barking unnecessarily. Some dog owners are frustrated with the situation and frequently smack their dog or banish it to the backyard. However, treating pets in such a way conjures an image of terror in their minds, and they start fearing their owner. All this can be avoided in the first place through proper dog training. Dog training refers to training your dog to be obedient, adhering to all your commands in a jovial manner. ........ Read More

Dog Training Part Iii - Communicating With The Dog

Fundamentally, dog training is about communication. From the human perspective the handler is communicating to the dog what behaviors are correct, desired, or preferred in what circumstances. From the canine perspective the handler must communicate what behaviors will give the dog the most satisfaction to his natural instincts and emotions. Without that inner satisfaction a dog will not work well. A successful handler must also understand the communication that the dog sends to the handler. The........ Read More

Using An Electronic Dog Collar For Training Your Dog

A dog is a man’s best friend; dogs protect him and his home. A dog owner has responsibilities as well, like food, shelter, training, and even making sure to provide a dog with the proper collar. Electronic dog collars are one of the most commonly used tools for training. Electronic dog collars help to correct a dog’s misbehavior, train it to obey a certain way (even when off of a leash), and warn it of danger by sending signals, electronic shocks essentially, from the transmitter to the rec........ Read More

Introduction To Dog House Training

One of the greatest things in the world is a loving relationship between a person and their dog. It’s no accident that dogs are known as ‘mans best friend.’ The relationship of a dog and his owner is a wonderful thing to be a part of and behold. Choosing a dog is a very important decision. Not only does a dog have to be the breed that you find interesting or attractive, but also there are a few key qualities that you want to look for when choosing your dog such as size, temperament, and u........ Read More

Housebreaking Your Pit Bull Terrier: Puppy Dog Training

Housebreaking any new pet can often be a daunting challenge, and housebreaking your Pit Bull puppy will be no exception. It is a necessary step that you as a dog owner must take if you intend your Pit Bull to be an indoor pet, but one that many owners dread. The earlier you start training your dog the better, and many veterinarians recommend starting housebreaking at around eight weeks old. Pit Bulls tend to learn well by repetition, so it is important to develop a daily routine and stick to it........ Read More

Resistance Training With Your Dog

You may be wondering, "How can I possibly do resistance training with my dog?" Well, here are a few exercises you can do with the aid of your faithful furry companion. Leg raises - if you have a male dog, he's probably already shown you how to do this one. Abdominal crunches with a paw on your forehead - laying down on the floor and grunting in pain can cause your dog to do it's own investigation to find out if you're all right. The scratch marks across your forehead are simply a byproduct of ........ Read More

Top Reasons To Training Dog Tricks

Sit! Roll over! Jump! Teaching your dog tricks might not be the easiest thing in the world, but it’s highly beneficial to you and your dog. Teaching your dog tricks can help strengthen your relationship with your beloved pet in many ways. Below are some great reasons why you should start teaching your dog tricks. 1. Make everyone safe- While learning to teach your dog tricks, you learn many training techniques which can also be used to gain control over your dog. Teaching him basic tricks ........ Read More

Toilet Training For Dogs - Tips From Animal Behaviorists

Generally, dogs are very clean animals - they won't soil close to where they eat, or where they sleep. But living in a house is unnatural for an animal whose instincts would be to roam wherever she wants to go, so you will have to help her learn where and when she can relieve herself. It is essential that you form good toilet habits for your dog as early on as possible. Trying to break the habit of a dog is quite difficult and it can be very frustrating. You need to use guidance and encourage........ Read More


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