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Can You Give Your Dog the Wrong Attention?

Can You Give Your Dog the Wrong Attention?

Loving your [i4w_db__DogBreed]is easy to do. Lavishing affection on your dog is something that you will both enjoy, increases your bond, and is an important part of its growth, development, socialization, and wellbeing. However, while you can never give [i4w_ud_DogName] too much attention, it is possible to give it the wrong attention. That may sound […]
The 3 Biggest Mistakes When Teaching the "Come" Command to Dogs

The 3 Biggest Mistakes When Teaching the “Come” Command to Dogs

The “Come” command is one of the obedience commands that should be considered the most important in your relationship with [i4w_ud_DogName]. It is extremely important for [i4w_ud_DogName]’s safety – and your enjoyment of your dog as a family member – that you can use a recall command reliably with your [i4w_db__DogBreed]. But there are three […]
Playtime for Your Dog

Playtime for Your Dog

It is very important that the different types of training never be overlooked when raising your dog, especially right at the very beginning. Housetraining, obedience and socialization are all key ingredients to living a harmonious and pleasurable life with your [i4w_db__DogBreed]. But many dog owners find that they become so wrapped up in their attempts […]
Training Your Family to Train Your Dog

Training Your Family to Train Your Dog

If you’ve been following all of the training “rules” for [i4w_db__DogBreed]s to the letter, using the right rewards-based, positive training techniques, remaining patient and being consistent, but still aren’t seeing the results you expected, you may be feeling rather frustrated and are wondering what is going wrong. If you’ve already considered everything that you’re doing, […]
Making Dog Training Treats at Home

Making Dog Training Treats at Home

When you decide to make your own dog treats for [i4w_ud_DogName], then you have full control over the amount of fat, sugar, and overall calories that will be included in the result. Furthermore, you’ll know exactly how much of every ingredient has been included. And you’ll be able to avoid chemicals and preservatives that aren’t […]
The Importance of the "Stay" Command for Dogs (And Their Owners)

The Importance of the “Stay” Command for Dogs (And Their Owners)

Since the [i4w_db__DogBreed] is a relatively easy dog to train (assuming that you’ve used the reward-based training method from your copy of [i4w_db__DogBreed]s Made Easy), you likely found that the initial obedience commands such as “sit”, “down”, and “come” weren’t terribly difficult to master. With a bit of patience and consistency, the [i4w_db__DogBreed] is eager […]
Choosing Healthy Treats for Your Dog

Choosing Healthy Treats for Your Dog

Treats are a fun way to give [i4w_ud_DogName] something special to eat instead of the regular kibble. You can also use treats to help with the training process by offering them as rewards when [i4w_ud_DogName] has performed the command properly. However, if you’re going to be giving these extra bits of food to your dog, […]
The Difference a Treat Makes When Training Your Dog

The Difference a Treat Makes When Training Your Dog

Reward-based training is, by far, the most effective training technique for the majority of [i4w_db__DogBreed]s. Not only is the method humane, but it works with this breed’s natural instinct to please its master in its behaviors. The rewards used in reward-based training techniques can be anything that the dog finds pleasurable. However, with [i4w_db__DogBreed]s, a […]
Leaving Your Dog at Home Alone

Leaving Your Dog at Home Alone

[i4w_db__DogBreed]s, as you may have read in the history section of your copy of [i4w_db__DogBreed]s Made Easy, are very loyal to their owners and love nothing more than to spend time with them.  This makes them wonderful pets, but it also makes them one of the dog breeds that is at the greatest risk from […]
Using the Right Tone of Voice to Train your Dog

Using the Right Tone of Voice to Train your Dog

Through rewards-based training and consistency, [i4w_ud_DogName] should be learning a great deal about housebreaking, socialization, house rules, and perhaps even some obedience. But did you know that the tone of voice that you use can have a tremendous impact on the respect that [i4w_ud_DogName] will have for you and, therefore, how likely your dog will […]