There is not much better than having a healthy and well-balanced relationship with your dog. For those of you who have one, you know what I’m talking about. For those of you that do not, you can still have one! As with anything worthwhile having a healthy and well-balanced relationship requires a lot of work.
Having a dog who is calm, relaxed and obedient around family and friends is especially important. If you have an unruly dog, it can have negative effects on your relationships with family and friends.
If you want to improve the relationship you have with your dog for the better keep reading!
Babying is a huge issue with dog owners. Unfortunately, this is the wrong approach and creates a variety of behavioural issues and even death due to euthanasia. Loving your dog is normal but loving your dog without boundaries is not. The one thing in common with the dogs we have trained with severe issues is that their owners started off with spoiling, babying and allowing free reign of their home.
It is easy to spend too much time with your dog. Doing this can create an unhealthy attachment that can lead to serious consequences.
When we raise our dogs appropriately so they can become independent, have confidence, be calm and well-mannered, both ours’ and our dog’s lives are much improved. Preventing or limiting things like anxiety, nervousness, insecurities and improving confidence, independence and most importantly state of mind!
At ITK9 we educate dogs and their owners. Owner education is often overlooked so we ensure to provide you wit the necessary tools and knowledge to continuously improve the relationship and life and you and your dog.