Rally Obedience Work – Halt and Automatic Sit


“…(b)efore you teach your dog to stop when you do, you need to know the proper footwork. This is an important cue to your dog that you are, in fact, going to stop really soon. If you just stop short, your dog will keep going. Getting a stop and an automatic sit is very important […]

Easy Steps to Help Training Make Sense to Your Dog


ESTABLISH A PARTNERSHIP BUILT ON TRUST As you learn to communicate easily with a dog, a partnership is born. A dog is much more willing to work for a handler who is clear with instructions and takes the time to listen to his partner. Partnerships of all kinds are built on trust. Your dog must […]

Reinforcements in Dog Training


When training your dog, it is important for you to know and understand how to use food and other types of reinforcers correctly. Be aware that if you only use food for reinforcement, it will be difficult to have the dog work when you have no food available. Varying the reinforcers keeps the dog more […]