Dog Trainer in Shawnee, KS shares his thoughts on a session I had today Part 6
OK you are almost there we have “watch me” working, and we are working the dog in more and more distracting environments so that we don’t end up with a Living Room dog. We have even begun working on “Ping Pong” and “Hide and Seek”…
Dog Training 101: Dont Ever Assume Anything
This blast from the past 10 years ago in February of 2011… Still holds true today… So well I decided to bring it around to the front for another trip!!! Last week I had two real interesting situations while teaching my beginner class. One concerned…
The Three D’s – The First Two
In my opinion, there are three basic stages in teaching a dog anything. Whether you are teaching sit, down, watch me, stay or recall for that matter, you must learn, understand, and deal with the 3 D’s of dog training. They are Duration, Distance and…
Sit Part 3…Signal & Cue!
Now you have to decide which verbal cue or hand signal you will be using for “sit”. As with all of my training, I focus on hand signals first! Remember, DOGS DON’T SPEAK ENGLISH! I simply modified the luring movement of my hand with the…
Sit Part 2….How it’s done and using a clicker!
OK, at this point you know that a polite “sit” is the way your dog asks for something or says please. Now for the big question, how do we teach sit? Well, we know that “sit” is when a dog puts his/her rump on the…
SIT… Say Please
Have you ever wished your dog could say please? Wouldn’t this be an awesome way for our dogs to show their manners? Imagine having a command that required your dog not only to ask for something but also to show the proper energy level when…
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