Clicker training and dogs

Clicker Training and Dogs

Clicker training is very popular within the dog training community and we are, as owners encouraged to use it when training our lovable pooches. What is Clicker Training? Clicker training is an animal training method based on behavioral psychology. It relies on marking desirable behaviours and rewarding them. The desirable behaviour is marked by using […]

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Training a Dog “Come” When Called

Training a dog “Come” when called is also known as Recall. It is important that you and your dog learn this command because it will mean that you will be confident in letting your dog off lead in an appropriate place. For us this place is the nearby fields, surrounding our local football club. Even […]

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Teach puppy heel

Remember that you are the pack leader and your puppy should be taught the basic command of heel. This is where you have your puppy sit to your left and under your control. This is also an ideal position for your dog to be naturally walking when out on walks. It is not something I […]

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How do you house train puppy

How to house train puppies is one of the main concerns of anyone getting a new puppy, especially if it’s your first puppy. No one wants a smelly poo or wee on their floor! House training, like all other types of puppy training, involves lots of positive reinforcement. Learn how to deal with accidents appropriately. […]

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How to prepare for a new puppy

So you have a new puppy coming home. Firstly congratulations you are in for a lot of love and fun. But you need to know what supplies you need. Here is a checklist for what you need for a new puppy. Collar  The choice for collars is endless and it will all depend on taste […]

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Teaching dogs sit

One of the earliest and most common commands is teaching dogs sit. It is also one of the easiest to learn for both you and your dog. Do not try to teach puppy anything when they are either sleepy or in an over active mood. Failure will lead to both of you feeling hopeless. Your […]

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Teach puppy not to bite

One of the first things we need to do is to teach puppy not to bite. Not least because it is going to save us any pain and we are less likely to get angry at our puppy. It’s not real pain when they are just a little bundle of fluff but not so great […]

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