I’m going to start with my favorite dog training whistle and I'll give you my pick of the top three best dog whistles for training most pet dogs. But if you are curious and have a few minutes to … [Read more...] about Dog Training Whistle Reviews
Are You Looking For The Best Dog Training Treat Bag? Pippa Mattinson Lets Us In On Her Tips For Choosing The Right Dog Treat Bag, With Reviews Of The Top Options. An increasing number of people … [Read more...] about Dog Training Treat Bags
Modern dog training is based on 'Learning Theory'. But the word ‘theory’ causes a lot of confusion in dog training circles. I often come across this sentence from those skeptical about modern … [Read more...] about Fact versus theory in dog training
Many of the most popular dogs in our homes and lives, are members of the gundog group. If your dog is a Labrador perhaps, or one of the spaniel breeds, you may be wondering if you should take this … [Read more...] about Training a Pet Gundog – Tips and Advice to get you Started
From time to time in my articles, I mention treat streaming. In this article I want to explain exactly what I mean by that. What is treat streaming? Treat streaming is a term I use to describe the … [Read more...] about Treat streaming: key dog training techniques
If you are going to train with food, you'll need containers to put it in. So what does the perfect treat pot look like? And what does it have inside it? Today’s pick of the dog training secrets … [Read more...] about Dog training secrets: the perfect treat pot
From time to time people ask me how to cope with a dog that is displaying unwanted behaviours in a situation where the dog is completely unsupervised. One example is the dog that is left alone … [Read more...] about Supervising dogs: management v training
Does your dog ignore you when you leave your treats at home? Has he figured out that when you don’t have cheese, there is no point in coming back to your whistle? This is a very frustrating … [Read more...] about Are you bribing your dog?
People often get confused about the concept of 'fading rewards' used in dog training, so it is worth looking at this in some detail. When we begin teaching a new skill, we reward the dog each and … [Read more...] about Fading rewards in dog training
Did your dog get lazy about his ‘sits’? Did your dog's recall die? It is very easy to let your dog’s skills become ‘extinct’ But extinction in dog training has nothing to do with dinosaurs, and … [Read more...] about Extinction! Don’t let your dog training die!