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Troubleshooting during training

By Bill Mayeroff

The first time I tried to publicly teach a dog “down,” I bombed horribly.

It was before I graduated from FetchFind. Class that night was hands-on. 664 more words

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Basic training, part 4: Watch Me

By Erin Schneider, CPDT-KA

In part three of my Basic Training series, I talked about the command, “Down” and how to use it in everyday life. 548 more words

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Basic training, part 3: Down

By Erin Schneider, CPDT-KA

In part two of my Basic Training series, I talked about the command, “Sit” and how to use it in everyday life. 955 more words

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Basic training, part 2: Sit

By Erin Schneider, CPDT-KA

In part one of my Basic Training series, I talked about the command, “Touch” and how to use it in everyday life. 832 more words

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Basic training, part 1: Touch

By Erin Schneider, CPDT-KA

I have been a trainer for over 7 years and as much as I enjoy a challenge, I still get pleasure out of teaching basic skills to dogs. 580 more words

Dogs

Training Strays vs Foreign Dogs

Are stray dogs easier to train than foreign trained dogs?

For example, a dog that has been trained by a foreigner for 2 years and follows different commands than usual or a two-year old stray dog. 186 more words

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How to teach your dog: Cross paws!

Method 1: Targeting.

You will need an object that is the size of your dogs paw and is kind of flat.

step 1 :

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