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How Can I Correct My Aggressive Dog?

You can not possibly imagine the number of times I am asked that same question every week. As a professional dog trainer two-thirds of my business deals with dog aggression of one type or another. This question is always difficult to answer because there are many different types of aggression. In order to answer the question I need to know a lot about the dog so that I can determine what type of aggression we are dealing with.

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5 Important Obedience Commands All Dogs Should Know

Every well-mannered dog should know at least five basic but important dog obedience commands which are:
Down, sit, come, heel and stay. You need to teach your dog these commands 3 to 5 sessions a day with each session lasting 10 to 15 minutes. Short but frequent sessions are preferable to long and tedious ones if you want to maintain your dog’s interest.

Down, sit, come, heel and stay. You need to teach your dog these commands 3 to 5 sessions a day with each session lasting 10 to 15 minutes. Short but frequent sessions are preferable to long and tedious ones if you want to maintain your dog’s interest.
The following is a brief outline of the basic dog training commands. You may opt for verbal praise or use treats once the dog has performed the desired behavior.

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Good Dog Etiquette At Park, Beach And Camping Grounds

Being a dog owner comes with a certain amount of responsibility. Taking your dog out away from home requires a certain amount of dog etiquette and each different place carries some different rules that should be followed in order to get along nicely with the other dogs and their owners. Let’s go over a few of the responsibilities of taking your dog to a dog park, camping, or the beach.

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Re-Housebreaking Your Adult Dog

Has your adult dog started using your house for a toilet again? Maybe your dog just has an occasional accident as some people say, every now and then. If so it’s time to take a step backwards and return to the basics.

When I say return to the basics I’m talking about let’s go back to training this adult dog just like we did when it was a pup and the best way to do that is by using the crate. By using the crate you are teaching your dog that he can hold it until it’s time to go outside.

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How Safe Are Your Dog Treats

Has your adult dog started using your house for a toilet again? Maybe your dog just has an occasional accident as some people say, every now and then. If so it’s time to take a step backwards and return to the basics.

When I say return to the basics I’m talking about let’s go back to training this adult dog just like we did when it was a pup and the best way to do that is by using the crate. By using the crate you are teaching your dog that he can hold it until it’s time to go outside.

When it comes to dog treats I’m always asking my clients why they feel that their dog even needs them. Unfortunately a large percentage of dog treats out there really aren’t that good for your dog and provide no nutritional value. In fact most of them contain things that you wouldn’t ever allow in your dogs food, but yet you give the dog a treat that contains that ingredient.

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5 Dog Training Tips

There are several different things about dog training that are just real and should always be done, if you want a well behaved and well adjusted dog. We are going to talk about what I think are 5 of the most important dog training tips.
1. Repetition
2. Patience
3. Time
4. Exercise
5. Health Care

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5 Reasons Why Dogs End Up In Shelters Bonus

All over the world today, more dogs are finding themselves in shelters. People are increasingly getting rid of their best friends. There are hundreds or even thousands of dogs going to shelters every year because of their guardians either being unwilling or unable to care for them anymore. Statistics show that approximately a quarter of the dogs in shelters have behavioral problems while another quarter are simply unwanted. The remainder are given out for domestic or other reasons.

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5 Basic Commands When Training A Blind Dog

Blindness in dogs is either caused by illness or age, however some dogs are born blind. Teach a blind dog even the most basic obedience training is recommended since it helps in keeping them safe. Teaching your dog a few commands will greatly help in boosting confidence.
The following are a few tips on training a blind dog.

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