Positive reinforcement is a term that can be seen and heard quite frequently in relation to dog training. As with many things related to the “Dog Training” world, how and when it’s applied while working with dogs is where the controversy ensues.
One of the most common questions I get asked is how to introduce dogs to each other for the 1st time. Whether you’re bringing a new dog into your home or bringing your dog to a friend or family member’s house that have a dog, here are some tips that we use to set up the best possible outcome.
Dog Training, everyone has heard of it. Dog Psychology, not so much. Somewhere in history, society’s notion of achieving a well behaved dog became based on obedience (sit, stay, down, come, heel, etc.) Dog Psychology is something that most people, including many “dog trainers,” don’t know about or really understand which, in my opinion, is why so many people are not finding success in achieving a balanced and well behaved dog.
What does the standard dog walking company consider a dog walk? What do most dog owners expect from a dog walk?
Check out the photos from our Sunday Pack Leader Walk on August 9, 2015!