Posted on: October 5, 2015 - No Comments
How likely is Rex to come back right away if he knows it will result in the lead going back on together with something unpleasant?
Posted on: July 7, 2015 - 3 Comments
I got to thinking just how simple it should be to have a cooperative dog, so why do our dogs so often ignore us?
Posted on: January 18, 2014 - 7 Comments
Most puppies will 'come' to you whenever you decide to walk away because they instinctively follow you. Making this a reliable response, however, usually takes months of consistency and positive training. The easiest way to associate your new puppy or dog with the 'come' cue is to begin using it as soon as you bring Read More
Posted on: July 15, 2010 - 7 Comments
The problem with speaking English instead of using made-up words is that we assume our pets know what we mean. We say, “Sit” and expect Fido to drop his derrier, but the command Fido’s learned is “sit, sit, sit, SIT!” Then once he’s done the deed, we praise with “Goodsit,” when just “Good” would do, Read More