Category: Training Tips

Posts that include various training tips and instructions

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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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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Calm Dog Greetings

2 Dogs approaching Anxiious/Tense Dog. Allowing 1 dog to sniff, but telling the other dog to back off

One of the most common complaints I get from dog owners is that they think their dog is “aggressive” on leash towards other dogs.   Usually this this is due to the fact that the owners have unknowingly put their dogs in situation after situation, where their dog or the other dog is either too excited …

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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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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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