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How to Teach Your Dog: Loose Leash Walking
Dogs that take their owners to a walk and pull them around have a problem. The owner hates the walk, and hence he/she shortens it.
How to Teach Your Dog: Come
There is no other cue more important to dog owners than this one. Any dog owner would love to have a dog that leaves everything
How to Teach Your Dog: Down
Down is a great cue that teaches the dog to relax even in stressful situations. Combing this cue with the ‘stay’ cue provides for a
How to Teach Your Dog: Sit
Sitting is a behavior most dogs do anyway. Hence, it is fairly simple to have this behavior on cue. All we have to do is
How to Teach Your Dog: Touch
The ‘touch’ cue is easy to teach and it is a great tool to learn the clicker training method. It is also very useful for
The Importance of Reinforcers
If we want to succeed with positive reinforcement training we need to make sure that the reinforcers we use actually reinforce the dog. Remember, that
Shaping is a training method in which the trainer is an observer rather than an active participant in the learning. By observing behaviors, clicking, and
The Clicker Game
(It is recommended that you read the Shaping article before reading this one) The clicker game is a great method to learn how to use the clicker
One of the most important aspects of dog training is the pace in which it is conducted. Many owners and trainers expect too much of
Schedules of Reinforcements or “How to Get Rid of the Food”
In learning theory there are several schedules of reinforcement that we can use. A schedule of reinforcement is basically the frequency in which we deliver
How to Choose a Dog Trainer
Working with a professional dog trainer is highly recommended. A good trainer will help you to better understand your dog and will get your dog
Charging the Clicker
In order for the clicker to have a meaning, we need to “charge” it. This means that we need to tell the dog that this
Teaching the Dog its Name
Teaching your dog his/her name is the most important thing you would do. The name is actually a cue that should tell the dog –
How to Teach your Dog: Stay
This cue can come after any other stationary cue – usually, we use it with ‘sit’ and ‘down’. The cue ‘stay’ tells the dog to
The 5 Best Pet Stain Removers in 2023
We’ve all been there.
We love our pets, but they can sure make a mess sometimes. If you’ve got a dog or a cat that’s been leaving regular urine stains on the rug and tracking mud in then you’re looking for something a little bit stronger than the usual fare.
Thankfully for you, we’ve compiled the best pet stain removers currently around. Take a long, good look at them and we’ll help you figure out which is the best for your home and pet.
Each has their own advantages and disadvantages. Make a careful choice and you’ll be able to say goodbye to messy stains and odors left by your pets. It’s time to enjoy a clean home once more, no matter how messy your pet is.
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