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Category: Dog training

11 February

In this article we will introduce the first simple distractions to your dog’s new sit. By the end of this training stage your dog will sit perfectly still whilst you take his lead on and off, and whilst you step all around him. You may find it helpful to read ‘proofing your dog’s training against […]

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11 February

Dog training is a game of consequences. The objective of the game is to get a dog to reliably obey a variety of trained commands. If you play the game right, you can win. If you play the game wrong you will lose. The game is actually quite straightforward. When a dog does anything at […]

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11 February

I write quite a lot about ‘positive-only’ training methods. Clicker training for example. These are methods which avoid the use of aversives completely. And people sometimes ask me if I ever ‘correct’ my own dogs. The answer is yes. I do. Though not as much as I used to. And not whilst I am clicker […]

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