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…
The “Living Room” Dog
Tonight at class, one of my students gave me inspiration for this article with one simple question. Why is it that my dog does all the exercises and behaves so well at home, yet completely falls apart when we try the same stuff on his…
The Barking Dog and Command “Enough”
If you like any of the T-Shirts or products shown Please visit www.muttzrus.com Are you tired of having your dog bark for 15 minutes every time the door bell rings, or for any of the infinite number of other reasons dogs bark? Well so was…
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What should you do if you find a stray dog…microchipping your pets is a must!
I am writing the blog on this topic because a good friend of mine, Mark Garcia, recently had to answer this question himself. As the founder of www.muttzrus.com and owner of Keep it Simple Stupid (K.I.S.S.) dog training, I felt this topic needed to be Read more →
My dog pulls on the Leash…So What Do I Do Now???
Several months ago (or maybe longer) I wrote an article on “Why Dogs Pull on the Leash.” And while it was well received, I left those who were already having issues with dogs that pulled on their leash to wait for the next article for Read more →
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