No matter what methods we use to train our dogs, we all have the same objective. And that objective is a Trained Response. An automatic response The Trained Response is an automatic … [Read more...] about The trained response for an obedient dog
Why won’t my dog do that?
Do you sometimes feel that other people's dogs are much cleverer and better behaved than yours? Are you frustrated because you can't get your dog to do things that other people's dogs do? If so, you … [Read more...] about Why won’t my dog do that?
Stage Three in dog training
This is the stage where we expect the dog to respond appropriately to our cues. It is also the point at which traditional trainers used to begin training a new skill. Using these old methods, … [Read more...] about Stage Three in dog training
Cues versus commands
This article is part of the 'language of behaviour' series. We all want our dogs to obey us. And we all associate 'commands' with obedience You command a dog to sit and if he is obedient he … [Read more...] about Cues versus commands
Practical Dog Training Methods and Techniques
You will find explanations of different dog training philosophies on this website, to help you choose how you want to educate your dog. You will also find training exercises to help you teach your … [Read more...] about Practical Dog Training Methods and Techniques
The Gambling Effect in Dog Training
Why are fruit machines so addictive? Why do people sometimes get hooked on placing 'bets' when they lose more often than they win? The answer is a phenomenon called 'The Gambling Effect', and … [Read more...] about The Gambling Effect in Dog Training