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20.10.2018

Dog Training, ‘The Recall’ or getting your dog to come to you

First tip, never call your dog to give them a growling!
They will associate you with a negative situation and why should they ever want to come to you…
Secondly, practice the recall within your home and garden environments before venturing out into the ‘big wide world’. [Read More…]

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21.09.2018

Dog Training, teaching your dog to ‘Watch’ or ‘Look’

Teaching the command ‘Watch’ or ‘Look’ to gain your dogs attention!
Get your dog in front of you, either sitting or standing and say their name sharply in a commanding but friendly tone. Immediately offer a treat or fun toy. [Read More…]

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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.

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24.08.2018

Dog Training, Teaching the Command ‘Leave’

Teaching the very useful command, ‘Leave’.
We use this for cat’s etc…
Teaching ‘Leave’ -
This is when your dog will step back from the animal/person or object. [Read More…]

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12.08.2018

Dog Training, The Recall/Come - When your dog has no ears ;-)

Does your dog have no ears when it comes to calling them back to you?
Here are some tips on the ‘Recall/Come’ -
With the recall, it comes down to your dog recognizing you as their leader (now I need to always remind readers that leadership and dominance are different), with all the subtle methods undertaken, in and outside of the home. This brings about a respect for the command being given by a higher ranking pack member. [Read More…]

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