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15.09.2018

Dog Training, Repetition of Command?

If your dog does not initially respond to a command, do not repeat the same command again and again (unless for the recall or stay). This sends the message that 2-3 repetitions is what the command consists of (You must be patient, you can say your dogs name, but then wait). Also, we can call it nagging for dogs as well ;-) Selina McIntyre, Dog Behavioural Consultant, Dogs Best Friend.

Admin - 04:12:41 @ Puppies, Dog 'Ownership' Helpful Tips, General Training, 'Obedience' Type Command Instruction | Add a comment

31.08.2018

Dog Behaviour, Signs of Stress in Dogs

Signs of Stress in Dogs -
These are some things to look out for, as I know you want your dogs to be as happy and relaxed as possible..

Signs..
*Dogs excessively licking their mouth or nose. [Read More…]

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19.07.2018

Dog Training, Dog Behaviour, The Interaction of Dogs on Your Property

Your pack includes all dogs on your property. Sounds obvious right? But you may be implementing different rules and boundaries for one dog - they may be allowed inside for example or on the furniture and another is not. [Read More…]

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14.07.2018

Dog Training, Pulling on the Lead/Leash

I have no issue at all with a dog walking in front of you when out on the lead.
Walking on the lead…
Your dog should not be pulling on the lead (thus trying to get you to go in the direction they want to go *) so then the lead should be fairly loose. [Read More…]

Admin - 18:26:42 @ Puppies, Dog 'Ownership' Helpful Tips, General Training, 'Obedience' Type Command Instruction | Add a comment

05.07.2018

Dog Training and Confidence

‘Confidence is the training clincher, even if it’s faked.’
I believe from my experience in this Consultancy, that you can tick all the boxes from a trainers or behaviourists task list for you to perform but if there is no confidence in performance, no show of ‘leadership grit’ (again, as always, leadership and dominance are different) your dog may still essentially ‘walk all over you’, with you not accomplishing your goal. Fake it till you make it! Think of a person that commands authority (even a fictional character) and try to emulate their behaviour, Helen Clark or is that a bit contentious. [Read More…]

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