And many different opinions as to how a dog should be trained.
Over the last 50 or so years dog training methods have become less punitive.
Scientists and pioneering trainers have even proven that a dog can be trained without punishment at all.
Despite this, there is much controversy about both modern and traditional dog training methods and styles
Modern methods are now based largely on rewards.
But you will still find ‘old school’ trainers out there. This can be very confusing to new dog owners, who may not know whom to believe or trust in.
The following articles are here to help you decide how you want to train your dog
- Traditional versus modern dog trainers
- Practical dog training methods and techniques
- The demise of dominance theory
- The evidence for positive-reinforcement training
- Should I punish my dog?
- Can raw fed dogs be clicker trained
I don’t believe in dividing trainers into ‘good’ trainers and ‘bad’ trainers’.
Or telling dog owners what to think.
This information is deliberately non-judgemental, so that you can make up your own mind.
Don’t forget to use the comments box to make suggestions or give your opinion.