Training Tips

Training Information
 
   
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    “On Good Behavior” (ask once)
     Sit
     Eye contact
     Down
     Stay
     Recall 
     Walking on a leash
     Tips for non-toy motivated
     Clicker training
 
 
Fixing Undesirable Behavior
      Car chasing
      Cat chasing
      Door bells
      Excessive barking
      Digging
      Taking treats hard
      Kissing
      Kitchen manners
      On the furniture
     
 
House Training
     
 
Chemistry of Stress
      Shy dogs
      Separation Anxiety
      Calming Signals
 
 
Aggression
      Dog on Dog
      Fence fighting
      Food aggression
      Fear/people aggression
      Bites/nips
 
 
Managing a Canine Household
      Dominance Theory
      Nothing in Life is Free
      Teaching self-control
      Managing a fluid pack
      Peaceable Kingdom
      Dominance confusion
      Dominant dogs
      Over-protective dogs
      Quality time
 
 
New Dog
      Checklist
      Peace and quiet
 
 
Puppies
      Prepare for a new puppy
      To puppy or not
      Highly reactive pups
 
 
Dogs and Kids
      Prepare for a new baby
      Kids’ play
            Herding
            Toys
 
 
 Games
     Tug-o-war
     Balls
     Snow games
     “Give”
     Fetch without running
     Benefiting from physical  &  mental exercise
     Play training
 
Herding
         A Primer
      Lessons
      Trials      
      Books
      Websites
      Competition 
         Organizations and Event Information
          Titles
  
 
 Corrections/Deterrents
 
 
 Animal Communicators
 
 
 Dealing with Death
 
 
 Helpful Websites
 

 

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Teaching Good Behavior

TEACHING GOOD BEHAVIOR NOTE: Treats should be small, bite sized and easy for the dog to swallow, whole. Soft treats can be swallowed quickly and are preferable to hard and crunchy treats, which require considerable time to chew and swallow. ON GOOD BEHAVIOR (ASK ONCE) Repeat commands will put you in the doghouse. One of …

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A Herding Primer

A Herding Primer Border Collies are often called the “world’ s premier sheepdog.” The presence of a Border Collie on a farm or ranch is often invaluable, but just what is herding and why are Border Collies so good at it? Herding is not chasing, it is the controlled movement of livestock. It involves shaping …

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Organizations and Event Invitations

Sanctioning and registration organizations AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB (AKC) The AKC is the largest registry of purebred dogs. The AKC sanctions events in herding, obedience, agility, tracking and conformation. Dogs registered with AKC must either be purebred (with AKC papers) or apply for an ILP (indefinite listing privilege) to compete in events sanctioned by AKC. Dogs …

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Titles

What do all those letters mean? You may notice that there are often letters that follow a dog’s name. These letters indicate accomplishments attained by the dog and its owner. Many dog fanciers compete in activitites to earn qualifying scores (or legs) towards earning titles. These titles are abbreviated by the letters found after the …

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