Category Archives: Dog Training Information

Don’t Let Your Puppy Get Used to Making Messes

When it comes to reducing household messes, your puppy can be easier to housetrain than a teenager. That’s because a puppy – by nature – can’t stand to live in the same area with his messes. You can use that instinct to housetrain your puppy with minimal distress for both of you. A puppy that comes into your home directly from the breeder has adjustments that you have to consider. Not only is the puppy in a strange environment, but he’s been taken from his mother and […]

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Bad Dogs Are a Reflection of Their Owners

Bad Dogs are a Reflection of Their Owners

How often do you hear an owner shout, “Bad dog” when what really needs to be said is “Bad handler?” It’s irritating to be walking down the sidewalk in your own neighborhood only to have a dog jump up on your clean clothes. Or your new neighbor has a huge dog that likes to leave piles of “calling cards” in your front yard. Are these bad dogs? These dogs are not anymore bad than the neighbor’s out of control kids. Why blame the dog (or the kids) […]

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What If You Don’t Want to Crate Train?

What If You Don’t Want to Crate Train?

You might think that crates are great for shipping cargo, but that dogs are living creatures who deserve better than that. To you, bringing a dog into your home is adding to your family. It’s not a toy to put in the crate while you’re busy and take out a few hours when you have time. You believe that’s not fair to the dog. Crate training may be a popular method for housetraining, but you don’t have to do this to successfully train your dog. As you’re […]

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Stop Dog Barking

How to Get Your Dog to Stop Barking Dogs make great early warning systems. If anyone comes around your house, a dog can alert you that someone is there before that person even reaches your door. So for safety and security, nothing can beat having a furry member of the family around. There are times when you want your dog to bark. If there’s something going on outside your home, your dog alerts you by barking. This is his way of taking care of you and protecting […]

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Crate Training Is the Most Common Potty Training Approach for Pups

Crate Training Is the Most Common Potty Training Approach for Pups

Placing a puppy in a crate may sound restrictive and unkind, but when used positively, it can be effective for housetraining. By nature, dogs don’t like to potty in the same place that they sleep or eat. Now you know why the newspaper you put in the kitchen next to the dog bowls isn’t as appealing for a potty as your living room carpet. Crate training only gets the desired response if done when you’re at home and supervising the time limits. Confining a puppy in a […]

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Training Sniffing Dogs

Do you ever wonder how dogs find criminals in a passenger ship? It’s simple: by sniffing. They are called detection or sniffer dogs. Trained to detect people and substances, through their senses, such as explosives, illegal drugs and blood; almost always the sense of smell, which is two thousand times much stronger, and fifty times more sensitive than that of a human’s. In addition to sensitivity, a dog’s sense of smell is pricky. It can discern a specific scent; meaning it can recognize cheese in a fish […]

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Training Dog Obedience Using Hand Signals

Are you doing some dog obedience training to fix your dog’s behavior problems? If you are, then you must use hand signals in addition to verbal commands that you want your pet to follow. The hand signals work most of the time, especially when your pet cannot hear you. Actually, these are more effective ways to ensure your dog pays close attention to you even from a couple of meters away, as long as it can see you. And these are what trainers of agility dogs and […]

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The Importance Of Using Dog Obedience Games In Dog Training

While many dog owners rely on dog trainers and dog obedience schools to help turn their dogs into well-trained pets, there are a few who found simpler means to make their dogs obey what they want them to do. One of which is by using dog obedience games. These are actually very effective in fixing some dog behavior problems, unlike when an owner uses punishment just to make his/her pet behave. Now, you might think, “How can it be possible that a game can be used to […]

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Signing Up For Dog Training Classes: Some Things To Remember

Thinking about getting a new puppy or dog? If you are, then you might want to consider signing up for dog training classes, especially if you are a first-time dog owner at that. It’s fun to have a dog or puppy around, but that is if the one you got has good manners. Because if not, you might regret getting one in the first place. So, when you bring home your new pet, make sure that you put enrolling in dog training classes on top of your […]

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Significant Information About Dog Obedience Training

A dog is one of the most amazing pets to have. Actually, it’s even considered as man’s best friend. Owning one has a lot of benefits. It does not only help guard one’s house but also makes a great companion. Even those couples that don’t have a child yet consider having a dog as their companion for the time being. A dog is just like a human being, and sometimes even better. It offers affection, enjoyment, and so much fun. But since a dog is still an […]

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