Dog Training Using the Reward Training Method
While reward training is commonly viewed as the most current style of dog training, it is actually a lot older than most other methods of dog training. It is likely that the reward training method has been in use since dogs were domesticated thousands of years ago. Early humans likely used some unofficial type of reward training when refining the wolf pups that ultimately became domesticated dogs. A lot of the ideas about current methods of reward training go back several decades. But what we know as reward training today has only enjoyed its recognition for ...
Dog Treats: Should You Use Them In Dog Training?
There's always been some controversy over whether you should give treats (i.e. dog biscuits or MilkBones) when you are training a dog. There are advantages and disadvantages to giving treats to a dog when you are training him. This article will hopefully clear up any confusion you might have. Now, some people say, "Of course! Give the dog treats so he'll obey you. After all, you won't get his attention if you don't give him anything he enjoys." On the other hand, some other people will say, "No, don't give the dog treats! He'll be only obeying you for the food." There ...
Effective Methods Of Training Your Dog
Training your dog is something that each and every owner of a pet has to associate with. You have to use time doing what requires to be done and carrying it out efficiently. Pet owners who do not train their animals effectively will have to go through difficulty down the road with misconduct and distressed neighbors. It is worthwhile to get the dog training through as soon as feasible. But how? How can you successfully bring into play dog training? There are a number of techniques out there and you can make an effort to try all of them. You ...
Getting and Keeping Your Dog’s Attention
Getting your dog's attention is one of the most important things you can do to accelerate all other training skills. And if, once you've got it, you can keep that attention, then you're really going to make some fast progress. Keeping your dog's attention is essential in competition work, in the obedience ring for example, but also invaluable in everyday life. Okay, so we've established the advantages, now we need to look at how to attain this goal. It isn't necessarily going to be easy to keep your dog's attention, and some breeds are certainly more difficult than others but here ...
Have An Easier Time Training Your Dog
Raising up is a dog is a hard task. The only consolation that you’ll have when raising up a dog is that it’s not as hard when you raised or will raise up kids. Dogs may be a little rough around the edges when you start training them. But when they get trained, a small amount of dog burdens will be lifted away from your shoulders. Imagine that you will no longer have to step on dog poop all of a sudden or have your dog occupy your couch. However to get your dog trained well it will need a ...
House Training Dogs Successfully
You could House train your dog easily if you had the time to watch your puppy 24 hours a day. But as you can’t watch them around the clock, don’t expect to train them all at once. Training can take up to about 6 months. Puppies are growing and... [Continue]
Give Your Dog the Best Education & Training
Your dog deserves the best training possible and finding the right dog trainer is important. But, where do you find the best candidates for the job? Your dog is not just a pet, he or she is a member of your family and, just as you do with other members... [Continue]
Doggie Dynamics: Potty Training Your Pooch
If you’re thinking about adding a member to your family, you’ll also want to consider that, that means having one more mouth to feed, and someone else to clean up after. And, this is especially true if you’re considering a pet. According... [Continue]
How To Find a Search and Rescue Dog Training School
There are many things dogs can be trained to do but, of all the tasks a working dog can perform, search and rescue ranks the highest for needing qualified, professional trainers. A Search and Rescue (SAR) dog’s performance, quite literally, can... [Continue]
Dog Training With A Training Collar Or Choke Collar
There are a variety of names that go under the broad heading of “training collar”. Some of them are — choke collar, choke chain, training collar, correction collar and slip collar. These are all training collars and are used by professionals... [Continue]
Dog Training Tips
Considered “man’s best friend,” dog training professionals have been disseminating more knowledge on how to make this animal live up to that title. Here are tips that one should keep in mind in training his dog more easily. Digging Behavior Dogs,... [Continue]
Dog Training Tips: Things I’ve Learned About Agility Dog Training
I’ve owned many dogs, throughout my life, but have never known exactly how to train them properly. I based my training on punishment and just couldn’t figure out why that didn’t work that well. But, almost two years ago, I started... [Continue]
Free Dog Training Tips: Easy Steps to Leading the Pack
This article is the about changing dog behavior using positive dog training methods. Be a leader, a dog will follow. Hum, what does that mean?! Simply put, if you lead the pack, your dog will follow you to the ends of the earth. Some basic and easy... [Continue]
Dog Training Tips that Work!
In dog training, the most simple acts often produce the best results. In any dog pack, the alpha sets the rules and the rest follow. Therefore, by establishing yourself as the alpha, you can be sure that your obedience training sessions will be that... [Continue]
How to Avoid Those Costly Dog Training Bills
Having grown up in a very small town in eastern Canada, I had always been around dogs and they have always captivated me. There has always been something about the way they interact with each other that attracted me to learn more about them. It is... [Continue]