Features May 2017 Issue

5 Professional Dog Training Tips

Life is so much easier when a dog or puppy readily accepts being gated out of or into certain areas in his home, rather than practicing attention-seeking behaviors or other assorted forms of adolescent mischief. For best results, make the area comfortable and practice often; don’t limit the set-up to those times when you need him confined for longer periods.

5 Professional Dog Training Tips

Ever wonder how professional trainers can get your dog to do things – seemingly effortlessly – that you struggle to get him to repeat? Here are five of their most effective training “secrets.”

Yes, raising and training a puppy takes work, but it doesn’t need to feel overwhelming – at least, not the majority of the time! The more you know, the easier it gets. As I think about my own approach to raising and living with dogs, and that of many of my colleagues, I realize we engage in numerous behaviors that are extraordinarily helpful – yet it’s often difficult to get the pet owners we work for to try them! Don’t resist! The following five tips can help you train like a pro.

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