Methods & Equipment
With so many training methods and types of equipment to choose from these days, how do you know which methods are the right ones to use and which training products are safe for your dog?
To successfully navigate this confusing arena, there is one primary decision every dog owner needs to make when deciding which bucket of methods and tools to choose from when building relationships with their dog through training:
Do you want your dogs to follow you because they want to or because they're afraid of what will happen to them if they don't?
Once you have answered that question and landed on positive training as the way forward, there are many different positive training methods available to you, and countless tools and products that can either help you build your bond or work to undermine it.
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