Archive for January, 2012
Formal obedience training for dogs can prepare a dog for more advanced competitions, including obedience trials. This is the opportunity for a dog to advance in his training and compete with other dogs for a championship title.
Dog crate training can be performed as a game using a clicker to teach a dog a positive association with his crate. By using a few simple steps, you can teach your dog to willingly enter his crate to receive a treat for his good behavior.
Leash training is a foundational skill to use to teach your dog how to walk calmly and obediently. You can practice basic leash training at home and on a walk to prevent pulling and to reward your dog for good behavior.
There are quite a few effective and humane gadgets that you can use to stop dog barking at home. These include a scent collar, a high-frequency device, and a training tone collar to distract your dog and encourage him to stop barking at strangers or at the doorbell.