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29.03.2019

Dog Training, Dogs Jumping Up on People

Jumping Up -
Always give your dogs the opportunity to ‘Do Good’ and ask for a ‘Sit’.
Do not raise your voice or move your arms as both will stimulate your dog more.
Instead, have visitors fold their arms and turn around away from him/her. [Read More…]

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09.02.2019

Dog Training, Teaching the command ‘Leave’

“Leave’
This is when your dog will step back from a person or object, animal etc. useful too for you to use when there is a lot of sniffing, licking etc. at greeting time. [Read More…]

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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…]

Admin - 04:40:23 @ Puppies, General Training, 'Obedience' Type Command Instruction, Reactionary Behaviour | Add a comment

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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