Category Archives: Ready to Train

Great Gift Ideas For Your Dog This Christmas

Finding gift ideas for your dog is always a challenge. Dogs are an important part of our lives and very important members of the family. It’s only fair to give our furry friends something special for this heartwarming family holiday. You might ask, what would be the perfect gift for my pooch? Well, one thing is for sure, every doggo loves a good snack, so tasty treats are always an option. For some extra ideas, you can […]

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5 Great Christmas Gift Ideas For Every Dog Owner

5 Great Christmas Gifts Whether you are a proud dog owner, or you have friends that love dogs, you’ve come to the right place. I have gathered some great Christmas gift ideas for every dog owner! I focused on practical and useful products that every dog owner can really use (and not keep in the closet for eternity). If you are on a tight budget, don’t worry, most of these ideas are also affordable! So without further […]

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Disabilities In Dog Owners. How Can A Dog Help?

Disabilities and service dogs Disabilities in dog owners can illustrate how valuable their dogs are to them. Living with a disability can often lead to feelings of isolation, damaged self-confidence, and even depression. Many disabled people struggle with simple tasks. Getting dressed, crossing the street, or picking up the mail can be a real problem. There are different types of assistance dogs to help people with various disabilities. Service dogs are trained to help with everyday tasks […]

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The Benefits Of Doing It Yourself

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Training your dog You will get a lot of pleasure out of doing it yourself. Training your dog can be a very important time for bonding. Your dog learns to trust you and you can then work as a team. There are people, many of them, who make a living from training dogs. They will take your dog for a period of time each week and teach it commands, behaviors and tricks. Seeing what they can do […]

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The Instinct Of A Dog – And How To Train It

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Are simple animals Dogs function first on instinct than on training. In many ways, they are essentially simple animals. The typical pet dog will be free with its friendship if it is encouraged to do so. When left to its own devices and treated like a machine for entertainment, it will not be so keen to play favorites. Dogs respond to their pleasure stimulus more than anything. You can use this that you can train a happy, […]

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How Your Dog Will Communicate With You

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Wish they could speak Your dog will communicate if you pay attention. They have their own language and if you work to understand them they will also try to understand you. So many people speak about their dogs in terms of how they wish they were. If you had a dollar for every time you had heard or said the words “If only he/she could talk, the stories we would hear…” you’d probably be a very rich […]

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What People Say About Dogs

What people say about dogs

In the past What people say about dogs is very different today from what they may have said in the past. Our relationship with dogs goes back to caveman days. They were important tools in man’s advancement. At one time, the dog’s main function for humans was to act as a hunting partner. They would track down the game and then either the dog and/or the hunter would kill it. Once hunting tools were developed it changed […]

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How To Eliminate Bad Behavior In Your Dog

How To Eliminate Bad Behavior In Your Dog

Dogs – Humans both need training When asking the question, “how to eliminate bad behavior in your dog,” maybe you should look at yourself. Dogs are like any other animal – including the human being – in that they will sometimes step over the line of bad behavior in the pursuit of enjoyment or comfort. Be honest with yourself. You must admit that there have been times when you did something wrong. Why? Because the results of […]

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Steer Clear of Over-Punishing Your Dog

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Does fear motivate The answer is yes, but it often brings unwanted results. There are some people who feel that fear is the best motivator – period. If you want someone to act in a certain way and eschew other behaviors, you will often use the “stick” approach. This works in a fairly simple way – you make clear what you want to happen, and threaten negative results if the outcome is not to your taste. If […]

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