When your dog is approached by a dog that looks like it may be aggressive YOU (not your dog) needs to take the aggressors role.When your dog is approached by a dog that looks like it may be aggressive YOU (not your dog) needs to take the aggressors role. Dogs that have the potential to […]
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THE TRACKING PHASE includes a temperament test by the overseeing judge to assure the dog’s mental soundness. When approached closely on a loose leash, the dog should not act shyly or aggressively. The track is laid earlier by a person walking normally on a natural surface such as dirt or grass. The track includes a […]
When people bring a new puppy home they are often confronted by problems that were never expected. Biting and chewing problems are just a few surprises they face. Many new owners think they adopted the pup from hell so they sit down and write us. This article will attempt to explain why puppies bite and […]
Selecting the Breeder: The selection process in picking a puppy begins with choosing a breeder that you trust and have confidence in. I can not stress this enough. Some people breed because they have a sincere interest in producing top quality dogs, some people breed because they want to make a few extra dollars and […]
The two most important things a new dog trainer can learn how to accomplish with their dogs are: They need to learn how to get and maintain “ENGAGEMENT” They need to teach “GENERALIZATION” as it relates to commands. Engagement Engagement simply means your dog wants to be with you and he wants what you have […]
I train dogs with prong collars. There are very few dogs that I would not train with a prong collar. I recommend them to new dog owners, new trainers and people who own dogs with behavioral problems. While some think a prong looks nasty the fact is they are far more humane than a normal […]
When the Alpha wolf issues an order – pack members listen and mind or they don’t survive. When dogs choose not to mind their owner they are in effect saying they do not respect that person giving the commands. In other words, they don’t respect the consequences they have experienced in the past when they […]
Social rank is a big thing to a social pack animal. Leaders eat what they want and get the better sleeping quarters. Lower ranking members would not challenge the leader for food, or act aggressively towards a higher pack member by trying to move the leader out of his bed. If your dog growls at […]
When you think in terms of rank and pack behavior it’s easy to understand how ineffective obedience training results in dominance issues with mature dogs.When you think in terms of rank and pack behavior it’s easy to understand how ineffective obedience training results in dominance issues with mature dogs.The correct way to obedience train a […]
Many dog training methods are based on what makes the owner feel good, rather than on what makes sense to the dog. For example, positive only dog training has become popular nowadays. With “Positive Only” dog training, you bribe your dog to something with food or a toy. If he does the desired behavior, he […]
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