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What is Positive Reinforcement Dog Training and How to Use It?

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As wonderful as our furry friends are, it’s safe to say that dogs aren’t always on their best behavior. If your canine companion has a few habits you’d like to see less of (as in, a lot less of), chances are you’re looking for a way to encourage some better behavior from your furry friend.…

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A Guide: How to Train an Emotional Support Dog

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Smart, sweet, and loyal—there’s a reason dogs make such amazing emotional support animals. For those of us looking for little extra help from our furry friends, an emotional support dog (ESD) can be a tailing-waggingly good way to feel secure in stressful situations. That said, you may not know how to train an emotional support…

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How To Train A Goldendoodle: Helpful Tips For Pet Parents

Whether you’re a first-time pet parent or have owned dogs for years, most experts will agree that dogs of any age can be trained. From young pups to Goldendoodles who have been adopted a bit later in life, this breed makes a wonderful family dog and is known to get along well with nearly anyone.…

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How To Train A Pit Bull: A Useful Guide For Pet Parents

While this sweet, intelligent, lovable breed is probably one of the most misunderstood among canines, the truth is that training a Pit Bull – no matter what his age may be – is simply a matter of smart planning. Although there are different techniques for training Pit Bulls at each stage of their life, this…

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Canine Fitness Training: What to Know

Dogs are full of energy.  They are naturally athletic, pose high levels of intelligence, and are genetically predisposed to work well in a team environment.  It is no surprise that dogs make terrific partners for athletic activities like hiking, hunting, and swimming, and for the most part, dogs love to showcase their athletic talents.  There…

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How To Train A Dog To Leave It

The leave it command is helpful when you want your dog to disengage with an object, a person or another dog.  This training is a basic command and is a good starting point for other more advanced training commands for dogs.  “Leave it” is a staple in your training arsenal and can be used as…

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How to Train a Dog to Heel

What does it mean for your dog to heel? “Heel” is a command that keeps your dog glued to your side whether you are on the go or standing still. The primary intent of the heel command is to keep your dog’s attention completely fixed on you. “Heel” is a fantastic command because it has…

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Tips for Training a Herding Dog

Whether you are the proud owner of a purebred border collie or an obsessed dog mom of your loveable shepherd mix rescue pooch, herding dogs have a way of rounding up some serious affection. This lovable group has a long history of working, especially with humans. This is excellent news for those of you who…

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How to Train a Dog to Be Off Leash

As a dog owner, there can be times when it would be very helpful to have your dog off leash, while still having the training to return back to you at a moment’s notice. However, teaching your dog how to train a dog to be off leash is no easy practice. Most dogs who are…

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