For this weeks edition of Training Thursday, we are continuing with the polite leashed walking theme. Another great trick to teach your dog is the Hand Target. Below are two videos: first one is how to teach the skill and second one is how to fade the target. Next week we will discuss the about […]
In this weeks installment of Training Thursday, we will build on our knowledge from last week and learn the basics of polite leashed walking.
Can you teach an old dog new tricks? Absolutely! Dogs never lose their ability to acquire and process new information. More importantly, it is crucial for their overall health and well-being that you provide them with mental stimulation and expose them to new information and situations. Simple things like changing the usual routes you take […]
Now that Rocco has mastered simple retrieving, we are working on his directed retrieve. It’s definitely a challenge, since he likes to question commands and give his opinion. I have to make sure to hide the first object well, because he keeps pointing out that I already HAVE a toy! The exercise builds confidence in […]