Category: Dog Training

Agility Dog Training

Agility dog training involves teaching your dog how to run through obstacles, such as going through a tunnel or running between weave poles, while you maintain control of him during the actions. Dogs that do well with this training can go on to compete. Most agility competitions, however, are dominated by the herding breeds, such as Border Collies and Shetland Sheepdogs. That may lead you to believe it’s not an activity for hunting dogs. However, hunting dogs can excel for a number of reasons. To be good at this sport, dogs need only two factors: intelligence and speed. Hunting...

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Dog Training Hand Signals

Dog training hand signals is a wise choice for some types of dogs. Because most of us communicate verbally, we assume its best, to use verbal commands with our dogs. However, hand signals make the training much more effective. No matter if you want to show your dog where is the limit of the area of the wireless fence or when he should give a voice or be quiet. You can use hand gestures to cue desired action in your dog these are known as dog training hand signals. There are a number of reasons to choose hand signals...

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Interesting Tips on How to Prevent Dog Barking

  All those pet lovers out there are aware of the beauty of having a dog as your family member. Dogs are smart, caring and always joyful. They are also animals with natural behaviors and habits that can become annoying when prevention and proper training are not considered. Barking, for example, is a natural way in which dogs express themselves. Either with the purpose of letting you know that dangers are around, wishing to attract your attention, sensing that other dogs and people are around, dogs feel the need to bark as a way of letting their presence known....

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Dog Training Methods

Hunting dogs are intelligent, quick learners. There are many dog training methods to choose from. Here is an overview of the basics. These types of dogs really want to please their owner. Remember to be consistent and to adhere to the fundamentals of dog training regardless of the method you choose. What Common Dog Training Methods are Available? Conventional Trainers teach obedience commands (sit, stay, come, etc.). When a command is not followed, corrections are made. While common for most dogs, hunters or gundog trainers often use a different methods. E-collars Electric collars shock the dog as punishment for...

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