Teaching any trick to a dog is relatively easy if you break the trick down into the separate steps or components that the dog must know, then methodically go about making sure that the dog knows each component. For example, in the “play dead” trick; the sequence of behavior that the dog must know for this common trick is in this order: the “sit”, the “down”, the “roll-over” and the
Browsing: pet training
For over ten years, my family and I have had several cats sharing our home with us. Our first kittens, Tiger and White Sox, came to us from a friend whose own two cats had produced a litter simultaneously and she was in desperate need to find good homes for them. Next to arrive was Bonnie, whom I brought home after seeing some young kids tormenting her. Then Brat Cat
by Adam Katz
Will wrote to me about his dog, Lexi, and said:
“Hello Adam. I have purchased your book and DVD set, and my 14 month-old shepherd Lexi and I have made great strides. We started agility training at six months and thanks to the long line training, she no longer takes 1 or 2 obstacles and takes off running. We also are involved in training
Over the holidays, many Christmas wishes came true, which may have resulted in the addition of a new furry family member. However, that which usually starts out with the best intentions, can often spell disaster down the road. With the hustle and bustle of today’s busy lifestyle, it can seem very tedious, trying to raise a new puppy or kitten. They whine and scratch. They keep you up all night
Training your dog how to sit in 4 easy steps.
It’s easy to train your dog to sit if you know how to do it correctly.
The key to getting your dog to do what you want is through their stomach. So, purchase bag of very small treats. You want the treats to be big enough to be a reward, but small
You may be wondering if Chihuahua training is easy or hard. Well, from my experience it is very easy! If you’ve already managed to raise a dog with behavioral problems (this is easy too!) you can correct them in a very natural way by following a few simple recommendations.
There is one book that I highly recommend (I wish I had written it!) that goes well beyond what most
he 6 Keys To Building A Life Long Partnership With Your Horse.
Today I am going to ask you to think about being creative when playing with your horse.
I would like you to remember that when I use terms such as horse training and natural horsemanship I am actually referring to playing with your horse.
Of the 6 keys, the two most difficult to grasp are
The Importance of a Proper Correction
by Jon Dunkerley
There are headstrong dogs that know too well that a verbal “no” from you is the worst that they’re gonna get and this will quickly lead to them ignoring the handler. In the wild when one of the pack is out of line, he is corrected by the Alpha. Now if the dog knows what the correction is, then