Features February 2013 Issue

Dog Behavior Training: What is Most Important?

Teaching your dog to “wait” when you open a car door (or any other door) is a potentially life-saving skill. Practice in low-distraction environments first (like a closed garage) and gradually introduce more distractions.

Dog Behavior Training: What is Most Important?

What are the most useful behaviors you can teach your dog? Several trainers share methods for training their favorites.

If you had to choose one behavior as the single most useful one among all the behaviors you have taught your dog, which would it be? We asked that question of a half-dozen professional positive pet trainers, and not surprisingly, got a half-dozen different answers.

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