How to teach a dog to sit is usually one of the first questions a new dog owner has. Here, certified professional dog trainer Liz London shows you how to master it... Why “sit” … [Read more...] about How To Teach A Dog To Sit
Training Tips & Guides
Impulse Control For Dogs
Lack of impulse control is common in small children and dogs. We all know an adult or two that suffers from it from time to time! It is lack of impulse control that makes dogs rush headfirst into … [Read more...] about Impulse Control For Dogs
Stage 2: Teach Your Dog English
If you want to teach your dog English, you'll love Stage 2 in dog training. This is the part where we build a bridge over the language barrier that exists between us. It's the second stage in … [Read more...] about Stage 2: Teach Your Dog English
12 Great Reasons To Train Your Dog
Today we'll be taking a look at some great reasons to train your dog or puppy. Sometimes training can seem like a bit of a big deal. It shouldn't be that way, but let's face it, training takes … [Read more...] about 12 Great Reasons To Train Your Dog
Behavior Chains In Dog Training
Behavior chains are important in dog training. There are times when you need to avoid behavior chains, and times when behavior chains are very useful. What is a behavior chain Dog trainers refer to … [Read more...] about Behavior Chains In Dog Training
Training a Pet Gundog – Tips and Advice to get you Started
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
Dog training secrets: the perfect treat pot
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
Supervising dogs: management v training
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
Are you bribing your dog?
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?
Extinction! Don’t let your dog training die!
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!