It is my goal to help you properly care for, socialize and train your dog in a positive, non-violent yet highly effective manner.
The idea of training your small dog to use a litter box like a cat might sound a bit wacky. But like most really good ideas, it's just north of genius.
Although the Brelands tried to promote clicker training for dogs in the 1940s and 1950s, the method failed to catch on until the late 1980s and early 1990s. In 1992, animal trainers and Gary Wilkes started giving clicker training seminars to dog owners. In 1998, Alexandra Kurland published "Clicker Training For Your Horse." In the 21st century, training books began to appear for other companion animals, such as cats, birds, and rabbits.
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The down command is a good management tool that helps keep dogs out of trouble and out from underfoot. This behavior is often difficult for many dogs to learn because itâs a submissive posture. A shy or fearful dog might have more trouble learning or performing a down, so go slowly while teaching this skill. Use a happy voice, lots of praise, and good treats while training.Your dog has already begun to learn the come command on leash and to understand that the leash connects the two of you. Itâs time to begin to train him to walk politely and calmly by your side.A dog who doesnât lunge or pull at the end of his lead shows your neighbors and friends that you have trained him to be a good member of the community. Additionally, a dog who walks attentively next to his owner is less likely to become fearful in new situations. If you’re , don’t give up! There’s hope for even the most challenging dogs. The solution may be as simple as changing your approach to training. can be frustrating — I’ve worked with dozens of who feel like they’re on the losing end of a battle of wills with their canines, and I’ve had several difficult-to-train dogs of my own over the years. When refuse to budge, pet owners can wind up feeling frustrated, exhausted and defeated. The dog training methods I explore, discuss and review on this site all meet or exceed the above criteria. I have successfully used these home based, cutting edge dog training techniques to: