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How to Raise a Confident Dog

How to Raise a Confident Dog

Your copy of [i4w_db__DogBreed]s Made Easy shows you that a well raised [i4w_db__DogBreed] (aside from extreme circumstances of mental illness) is one that is friendly and gentle with the people it knows, without any real tendency toward physical aggression.  But a [i4w_db__DogBreed] that has not been raised to be a confident individual can develop deep-set […]
Your Dog’s Training Starts Today

Your Dog’s Training Starts Today

By now, you’ve likely had the chance to read over some, if not all of [i4w_db__DogBreed]s Made Easy and have a good idea of what makes [i4w_ud_DogName] tick.  Naturally, no book can show you precisely what to expect from every individual of the breed, but you have a much better understanding of how the typical […]
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Dogs Need Consistency in Training

Hopefully, you’ve now had chance to download your copy of [i4w_ud_DogBreed]s Made Easy and at least familiarized yourself with the content.  If so, you’ll have noticed that as well as loads of really useful information about owning and caring for [i4w_ud_DogName], there is also plenty of information devoted to training too.  And if you look […]
Supercharge Dog Obedience Training With The Help Of A Clicker

Supercharge Dog Obedience Training With The Help Of A Clicker

When it comes to dog obedience, clicker training is still a relatively new training tool but is quickly gaining popularity as more and more professional trainers see the benefits. Clicker training can improve your dog’s health, activity and attitude and generally make him more contented. What Is Clicker Training? Clicker training is the popular term […]
More Puppy Obedience Training

More Puppy Obedience Training

Puppy obedience training doesn’t have to be boring. In addition to the standard basic training commands – sit, stay, down, come, heel – you and your dog can have lots of fun working on more advanced training that focuses on working your dog’s individual talents. It will also help prevent problem behaviour. Wasted Talents Dogs […]

Dog Obedience Training – Is Your Dog Smarter Than You?

When it comes to dog obedience training many owners think they have their dog under perfect control when, quite often, it is completely the other way round. Okay, so your dog might ‘sit’ when you ask him to or even ‘shake a paw’, but when it comes to day-to-day living are you really so confident […]
Dog Training Behavior - How Sensitive Is Your Dog?

Dog Training Behavior – How Sensitive Is Your Dog?

Are you struggling with dog training behavior? Most dogs are eager to please and very receptive to training – provided we teach them properly. Just like humans, dogs learn through smell, taste, touch, sight and hearing, but a dog’s senses are far more acute than our own and selective breeding has heightened particular sensitivities of some breeds even further. Consequently, individual dogs will respond […]

3 Important Puppy Training Tips

Here are 3 important puppy training tips. Enjoy! There’s more to puppy training than simply teaching the basic obedience commands. In fact, probably the most important thing you can teach your puppy, is to be confident and get along well with humans because, contrary to what you might believe, this doesn’t happen naturally. During the […]

Puppy Training – 5 Common Mistakes

So, you’ve read the puppy training manual, you’ve got the treats and your new puppy has arrived. You’re ready to get started. And if you really have read the training manual from cover to cover beforehand, it should all be plain sailing, right? Well, it could be, but only if you take care to avoid […]

Dog Obedience Training – Using Positve And Negative Reinforcers

Think of dog obedience training and, chances are, you’ll automatically think of dedicated obedience sessions where patient owners work with whistles and voice commands to train their attentive dogs. But what you probably won’t have considered is that your dog is learning all the time, whether you are involved or not. Operant Conditioning Dogs are […]