How Pups Learn

How Pups Learn

How Dogs Learn Association: is it safe or not Make training fun Dog will develop a positive emotional response  Dog enjoys being with you and returning to you Consequence: good or bad for me Reinforcement increases behavior Always reinforce a recall with high value...
Teaching Your Pup Name Recognition

Teaching Your Pup Name Recognition

The name Game: Teaches immediate “look” to you the handler when the dog’s name is said Your dog’s name means, “look immediately  at me and wait for further instruction.” It does not mean, get out of that, stop doing that, etc. You...
Teaching Your Pup Door Greetings

Teaching Your Pup Door Greetings

Why does your dog jump? It may be due to the excitement of you coming home from a long day away and they figured out jumping gets them attention. Or maybe they want to meet and greet the visitors and they have learned that also gets them attention. Or maybe you as the...
Mental Games for Your Pup

Mental Games for Your Pup

8 Mental Games for your dog Many dogs don’t get the mental stimulation they need. That’s why some dogs chew on things they wouldn’t normally. So I have put together 8 easy things you can do to help your dog use the brain they have. Most of these items you have laying...
Teaching Your Pup Muzzle Transport

Teaching Your Pup Muzzle Transport

Getting your dog out of situations can be a challenge, so teaching Muzzle Magnet is used to help transport your dog when you need to get out or away from something or just move quickly. This tool is for temporary management but is still a behavior that needs to be...