Dog Training

Dog Treats: Bribe or Reward

Dog Training with Treats, Bribe Or Reward? Many people are against using treats in dog training as they think of it as a bribe, or fear that their dog will only do something when they have a treat. This can be the case, and often is, when treats are used incorrectly. Used correctly, they can…

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Reward Based Dog Training- 5 Basic Steps

The goal is to motivate your dog to willingly offer desired behaviour, using very small-sized treats, verbal praise and affection (proven scientifically to be the most effective way to train animals and people!) Click here for 0ne to One Training Help! Use short, preferably one-word commands for the behaviours you want to teach your dog.…

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A Dog Trainer’s Tail

A Dog Trainers Tail  People (especially clients), often ask me what got me into dog training in the first place.  Well, the honest answer is it was kind of by accident.  I’ve always loved animals, particularly dogs, and I’ve owned (or I prefer to say: shared my life with), quite a few.  My first few,…

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Tails Of A Rescue Dog

Introducing Flacco, my latest rescue dog! In the coming months I will be posting about how I am training and rehabilitating him. Keep an eye out for useful tips and funny stories! Last year, my wife Jennifer and I sadly lost our dog Naiche, who I’d had from from a 6 week old pup. It…

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