Category: Behavior & Training

How Bomb Detection Dogs Are Trained

To meet increasing demand for dogs who are able to sniff out dangerous bombs, a top-notch training academy works double time. Merry, a friendly Labrador, was clearing her nostrils with 9 or 10 sharp snorts just before she snuffles along a row of luggage pieces, all different models …

Clicker Training: An Excellent Puppy Training Option

Clicker training is an excellent way to train your puppy. It can be used successfully to train dogs of all ages and shape their behavior using some kind of marker signal. The method is greatly useful when you are training puppies or young dogs. Clicker training involves the …

Dog Exercise: Can I Take My Dog To The Dog Park?

Regular dog exercise is an important aspect of keeping your pet fit and healthy. There is no better place for your canine friend to work out than dog parks in your neighborhood. However, there are certain essential things that you need to consider before going to a dog …

Training Your Dog To Remain Within Boundaries

Training your dog to remain within boundaries is not as difficult as it may seem. It certainly does not require the use of shock collars, electrical fences, or any other dangerous and harmful products to force your pet to respect the set limits. All it takes is 10 …

How To Become The Pack Leader In Dog Training

Unless you don the mantle of the pack leader, you may not be assured of your dog’s obedience and commitment during the training. Once you establish your position as the pack leader in dog training, it is natural for your pet to follow you and this makes the …

Understanding Dog Body Language: 5 Body Parts To Focus

We talk and dogs listen. Unfortunately, that is just the way it is, as dogs have no language to express themselves. However, they try to convey you and get their message across using their body language. With proper understanding the dog body language, owners are better placed to know …

Understanding Your Puppy’s Training Limitations

If you understand your puppy’s training limitations, you will have a lot more success in teaching him. It not only makes dog training better and effective, but also leads to a lot more fun and enjoyable moments. Puppies should not be handled like grown-up dogs. They are unique …

Teaching Your Dog The Come Command

Teaching your dog the Come command is a lot easier if you remain consistent throughout your dog’s training. Inconsistency gives your dog the impression that they don’t ALWAYS have to obey. This will make the future training even more difficult. Follow these four steps to stay on the …

Training Your Dog To Respond to Hand Signals

Training your dog to respond to hand signals is a handy way to communicating with your dog. It is especially helpful if you are unable to give a verbal command. The truth is most dogs learn hand signals much faster than commands because of their natural instinct to …

Puppy Training: Building Your Puppy’s Confidence

Puppy training is the first step to welcoming your furry friend into your life. Building your puppy’s confidence is a necessary part of developing a well-rounded, balanced, and happy dog. This can be achieved by simply gradually exposing your pup to various people, pets, and surroundings. By doing …

Using A Set Of Keys In Dog Training

Using a set of keys in dog training is a great idea. If you have not already discovered how your dog reacts to the sound of jingling keys, try it out. This everyday item can be of great help in dog training. All you will need to begin …

Importance of Dog Personality Types in Dog Training

The importance of personality types in dog training cannot be over-emphasized. Training your dog or puppy based on their personality type is essential to achieving good results in dog training. Some dogs only need a slight modulation in your voice tone to succeed at training, while others require …

How Does Dog Memory Work?

They say an elephant never forgets but can animals really remember things? What do you know about dog memory? Well, they might have richer memories than we think. A few years ago, scientists believed that animals were automated by reflex and habit and that memory is something special …

Teaching Your Dog The “Off Command”

Teaching your dog the “off command” is an essential part of dog training. Dogs are inclined to jump on people, countertops, and whatever else they can get their paws on. Even if your pet does not have a jumping issue right now, it might be helpful for fixing …

Teaching Your Dog The “Look” Command

Teaching your dog the “look” command can come in very handy in dog training and everyday situations. It is a technique every dog owner can use to get their dog focused during dog training as well as to refocus their attention from bad behavior. It is also typically …

Teaching Your Dog The Leave It Command

Teaching your dog the leave it command is a crucial part of the dog training process. Many dogs, especially the Retrievers, are very fond of having something in their mouths. Their instinct kicks in and it can result in improper chewing, eating, and all types of things. The …

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