Tag: dog training

August 12, 2021
Should I Get a Dog?

How to Decide If You Should Get a Dog There are many things to think about and to prepare for before getting a dog whether it is from a breeder or is a rescue. Getting a dog is a major commitment for the dogs entire life! Some of the areas I will be discussing are […]

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March 8, 2021
How Dog Training Works

Teaching A Dog Proper Behaviour Classical Conditioning Classical conditioning is when a dog associates an involuntary response to a stimulus. For example if I said the word “yes” and followed with a treat, after many repetitions eventually as soon as I say “yes” the dog would start to salivate. The stimulus is the word “yes” […]

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February 26, 2021
Dogs are Different & So is Their Training

Each Dog Requires A Different Approach The approach we take with every dog is with an open mind. No dog is ever the same, meaning the approach to each individual dog must be different. It is important to always read each individual dog as they present themselves in each moment. Without an open mind and […]

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February 18, 2021
Are You 100% Dedicated To Train Your Dog

Importance of Dog Training for Behaviour Modification If you are struggling with any behavior modification such as reactivity, anxiety, insecurity, any form of aggression, etc. you are in for a journey, even after professional training. The success of all of these issues first comes from our Dog training classes- teaching the necessary skills, and changing […]

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February 2, 2021
Bad Behaviour Doesn’t Go Away With Procrastination

Behavior doesn’t go away with procrastination!!!! It just takes longer to improve which means more money and time. There are so many benefits to training your dog right now such as establishing a proper communication system and building a balanced relationship. Without communication, what do you really have? Being able to understand what your dog […]

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January 18, 2021
Understanding Dog Mental Stimulation

You must challenge your dog not only physically but mentally as well. Only exercising your dog physically will create more problems. You are essentially building an athlete that needs more and more exercise to become tired. You need to exercise your dog's body AND mind. Training your dog's mind is what really allows them to […]

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December 14, 2020
Do We Use Correction And Punishment?

Absolutely! Correction or punishment is information given to your dog. We use corrections to motivate your dog not to continue bad behaviours, just like we reward a dog to motivate him to make behaviour we want more likely. *Corrections are a part of all animal learning and when used properly are highly effective.* Punishment does […]

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December 7, 2020
Some of The Dogs Look Stressed In Our Photos

YES! Some dogs we train look stressed. It’s part of the process. Instead of cuddling them and doing exactly what most people would do to make their issues worse, we work them through their stress so eventually, they are able to deal with it. Our goal is always lifestyle and state of mind first. Sometimes […]

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November 23, 2020
5 Things That May Stress Your Dog Out

1. Change in routine. It is important to create a consistent and predictable daily structure so your dog knows exactly what to expect. 2. Separation From the get-go it is important that a part of your dog's day includes time to himself, even if you are home. If you spend all day and all night […]

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