Category: Training Tips

Posts that include various training tips and instructions

12 Steps to Successfully Training Your Dog!

When working with your dog, training mistakes are common, but easy to avoid if you know what you are doing.

1.  DON’T PUNISH – Physical punishment significantly hinders the learning process.  Stay calm, don’t yell or get frustrated if your dog doesn’t do the command immediately!  User your reward and negative markers to shape your …

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What does it mean to SPOIL A DOG?

This is one of my favorite articles that I had to share with all of you!

By Karla Gardner Hamlin, B.S. RVT.  Published in Off Leash, March/April 2003

The literature is full of it.  The breed books warn against it.  Spoiling a dog is cautioned against as it is said to cause behavior problems in …

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