Dog training problems are so commonplace, because many of us attempt to train our dogs without the benefit of a good training program. Almost everyone makes the same common mistakes when trying to obedience train their dogs. Making mistakes during the training results in dogs that are only partially trained and still have some behavior [...]
Do you have a brand new puppy that you want to become a well behaved adult dog? You can get a head start on that by beginning the leash training of your puppy very early on. By six weeks of age my young puppy could already walk on a loose leash. He was already [...]
In case you have a dog that acts aggressively when it is time to eat, it is important that you train your dog how to relax around the food bowl and enjoy his meal. Any type of aggression like this could morph into more serious aggression problems and even lead to someone getting bit.
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Dogs have developed an instinctual aggressive-it is a part of their very nature. They evolved as pack animals who used their aggressive instincts to hunt for their prey and to protect their den and pack mates from danger. Of course the evolution of dogs necessitated their aggressive instincts, but in today’s world a dog with [...]
If we were to get a dog breed with a zest for versatile pursuits like herding and obedience trials, we could name more than a handful. But if we were to name a breed that does those with the added “garnish” of an eager to please attitude, none of us can miss naming the sheltie. [...]
Dogs that bark excesively, specially at night, can really transform the neighbors’ dreams into a nightmare, specially if the dog owner is not available. A good solution is getting a training tool, such as a bark collar, that will help the owner discipline the dog so that it learns when it’s not ok to bark. [...]
Using the dogs own instincts is the best house training a dog method for your pet.This is what Crate training can do. You would leave the dog confined to a small area of you house. Since dogs are naturally clean, they will not want to soil in their “den” area.
Potty training dogs can be done [...]
Learning how to become the alpha dog will help you create a bond of trust and confidence that will lead to your puppy being a great pet. After your puppy has acknowledged you as his “pack leader”, controlling behavior problems-such as puppy biting issues- that may come up, and obedience training your puppy will be [...]
Besides using verbal commands while obedience training your dog, you should also learn the dog training hand signals. If your dog has been trained with the hand signals, he can still do as you command, even when he is not able to hear you. This is how hunting dogs or agility dogs are controlled in [...]
The weimaraner was known before in its native Germany as the Weimar Pointer. This handsome sporting breed was developed for German royalty in the Weimar Republic during the early 19th century. The goals of the breeders were to come up with a gun dog that was a fearless hunter with exceptional speed and tracking ability. [...]