Teaching impulse control isn’t about correct your dog for making mistakes it’s about teaching them that they can keep calm and do something else
Teaching LEAVE is hard because you are asking the dog to NOT do something. It’s better therefore to teach them to look at you instead. I therefore recommend rewarding them for giving you their focused attention after the distraction of the LURE which you ask them to leave. In really life it’s important after you ask the dog to LEAVE that you remove the temptation OR remove them from the temptation OR give them something else to do.
Puppy socialisation is about so much more than just playing with other puppies. It includes introducing them to a wide range of sounds including fireworks, construction, children crying and other dogs barking
How to have visitors to your home without your dog getting stressed or stressing out your visitors
Here’s how to teach your dog a reliable recall.
How to train your dog using a toy
Dog’s learn from play, observation and habituation as much as from what we try to teach them using traditional training techniques
Dogs may bark, whine, howl, grunt or growl – what does it all mean, why it matters and what you can do
Street dogs or feral dogs? What’s the difference, why it matters and what it means for us as our dog’s main care giver
What is puppy farming and how to spot the tell tail signs