If you already have a dog and need to improve his behavior, keep your expectations realistic. Your cat or livestock chaser (his raw ingredients) will always be driven to chase if left on his own.
They did everything right in raising their puppy – the best care, lots of love and attention, never treated the puppy harshly — even enrolled in some obedience classes. And yet, two to three years into their blissful life together, their perfect dog starts barking at visitors and passers-by
OK, all you excited parents and grandparents-to-be! This life change ahead of you can be exhilarating, but also a little stressful — especially for your dog. While you are busy happily preparing for your new little human family member, consider preparing your dog as well.
Choosing a dog is a big deal. How do you make the right choice? Is it pure luck, or is there a way increase your odds of success? I think so! My system is this: First, choose a breed with breed characteristics most compatible with you and your lifestyle.
Dog trainers tend to fall into two camps: those that Train with positive reinforcement only and those that use a balance of reward and consequence to achieve Obedience. Read on about Treat-Based & Purely Positive Training versus Nature-Based Obedience….