Category: Training Tips

Posts that include various training tips and instructions

Dog Games that Reinforce Obedience Commands

Dog catching treat

Dog training doesn’t need to be all about hard work.  It is proven that dogs learn faster when your training sessions are short, 10-15 minutes a couple times a day.  Repetition is the key for all the things you teach your dog.   Below are a couple of games that you can play with your dog …

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Markers, Cues, Release Words – Fundamentals of Dog Training

Teaching Markers, Cues, & Release Words. Beagle Sitting

When training your dog, it is most important to understand the difference between Markers, Cues, and  release words.  As you dog’s leader and trainer, you must also use each of these correctly and consistently.

Cues:

Most people refer to cues as  commands.  Example of cues are words that indicate that your dog should take action, …

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Fixing Come When Called Dog Training Problems

Dog Training – Resolving Come When Called Problems

Come When Called Does your dog come to you when you call him every time?  Even when he is chasing squirrels?  If you answered “No” , don’t worry,  here are some dog training tips for the Come When Called command that you can do to get back …

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Fun Games… Serious Skills

Who says you can’t have fun while training your dog!   Here are 4 games that you can play with your dog and practice his obedience skills all at the same time!

HIDE AND SEEK

2 people method:  Have one player, Jane, hold the dog while the other person, John, goes and hides.  The first few …

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Puppy Potty Training Tips

Puppy Potty Training Tips

So you got a new puppy.  Congratulations!

Potty training is the one of the first things you will teach your new puppy.   One of the top reasons why dogs are given up is because they are not housebroken properly.  So this is on thing that you definitely want to dedicate time and potty train your …

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