Determine when the best time is to feed your dog. You want to feed your dog at a time when there is relative quietness in the house and when the dog can relax afterward. This brings the stress levels down and allows the dog to relax more and be a less protective. Try to always feed your dog at the same time. In the ideal case that should be after you have eaten, as the alpha dogs eat first and the lower ranking pack members last.
No matter what type of dog training you prefer, it is important to know the general rules and policies for dog training. Knowing these rules does not just entail effective training but also make the process a whole lot easier. Below are some useful examples that every dog trainer should learn to follow for effective dog training.
Dogs can not comprehend earning food as a reward for training and good behavior. This myth is false. Researchers have proven that dogs understand that their behavior influences their environment. If their behavior causes a change in their environment that pleases them, they won’t forget the behavior.
Before you can truly have worry-free fun with your dog outside, you must enroll him in an obedience course, or have trained him yourself. Your dog needs to be trustworthy not only at home but wherever you go.
Bulldogs of all breeds are known for their adorable features, but what's underneath all those wrinkles? The characteristics of a bulldog can be a big factor in considering if the breed is right for you and your family, and can make all the difference in your relationship with your dog. Temperament Despite the slightly intimidating
Dogs are a common household pet today, and being so common, they are often neglected. In some peoples lives, free time is a rarity, but spending some quality time with your pet can make all the difference in both of your lives. For many of you, your dogs get a kick out of going on
Crates and Kennels have become a popular way to begin dog training for furry friends of all ages. Crates are known as a great way for puppies get through stages of separation anxiety, as well as a good way to put positive reinforcement on dogs 'alone time'. However, many dogs of older ages have issues
Almost every dog loves toys! It’s a staple in dogs that they love to play, bound, and leap around with their toys, but with so many out there, which ones are good and bad for dogs? Through the years of dog play, a few toys have stuck around that are famous for being so loved
Howling is a communication tool used by some dogs. It is sometimes used as a warning sign to alert others about a dangerous presence in the area. But there are other dogs that use howling as a means of desperation. It can be a sign of separation anxiety or a means to inform of pain
Many of my friends own dogs, and turn to me for advice on how to correct negative behavior. There is a constant inquisitiveness about how to attain positive behavior in dogs. Thus, we discuss at great lengths about how positive reinforcement in dog training works. One such discussion focused on what do if your dog