Jimmy is a great instructor and helped our rescue dog and our family immensely. Roscoe (our furry family member) is a nervous dog who had issues with “guarding his people” and not walking well on a lead. Jimmy spent time with our entire family getting to know us and worked with each of us individually…
Are you experiencing struggles with your dog? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. Most problems are fairly common and quite solvable. And we can help. With more than 25 years of experience training and rehabilitating dogs, we’ve helped hundreds of dog owners solve all kinds of problems. We can help you, too.
You can probably think of others. In addition to distractions there are other factors of difficulty in any skill, factors like the duration of the task, the distance between the dog and handler when the command is given, and so on.
This is a handling class to prepare for the CGC test, which is administered on the last class. You and your dog must already have mastered the basic exercises, therefore the Basic Positive Training Class is a pre-requisite. The cost for the five-week class, including the test and collar tag if you pass, is $150. Call 954-349-5969 to preregister.
PreSchool-Grade 2—Tinka, a golden retriever, is “a joy dog,/a boy’s dog,/a chews-a-brand-new-toy dog.” She loves her boy and doesn’t like being left at home when he boards a bus on a fall morning. When Mom isn’t looking, the “spring-and-sprint-and-streak dog” races to school, runs through the halls causing mayhem, and ends up finding her boy in his classroom. Although she makes the teacher unhappy by messing up the room, the students are delighted by Tinka’s presence and find that the pup loves a read-aloud. In the end, she’s “a please-come-every-day dog.” Bowers’s vivid acrylic illustrations are full of expression, from the pup peeking through a screen door while waiting to make her move to the smiling children and teacher waving good-bye at the end of the day. Youngsters will like learning with each turn of the page just what makes this dog so special.—Adrienne Wilson, Edith Wheeler Memorial Library, Monroe, CT END –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Reward good behavior. Always praise good behavior with lots of gentle love and cuddles. Use rewards effectively to reinforce good behavior. For example, if your dog successfully responds to your request to drop a toy, say, “yes!,” or “good boy!” Verbal rewards work well when you’re playing and may have your hands full of toys.
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The cost of dog obedience training varies; group classes are less expensive than private sessions with professional trainers. Pet owners should ask about what kinds of services are included in the cost before spending money.
Hi Pippa. Have a 5 minth old lab. Read all tge awesome posts. Pup was introduced to “his spot” on day one. We take him out very frequently, as he “rings bell” on bk door. Sometimes WAY to often, ie twice in half hour, to wee. Even often, he aways does go wee. Sometines, regardless of how frequent, he starts going on way to the “spot “. 1st, my husband feels hes being spiteful, because “he knows where his spot is”, is he? 2nd, how can we stop him from going “on the way”, and wait to get to the spot.
As with many of the fast growing larger breeds the Labrador Retriever can be susceptible to hip and elbow dysplasia. Ensure that the parents of your labrador puppy have gained hip and elbow clearances.
I am writing this letter to let you know what a great trainer you have in Tom Mancuso here in the Kansas City area. He has worked with our dog Trapper for 2 sessions now and has done wonders with him. We felt that our dog would never listen to us and be to excited to have company over. Never in my life would I have thought that my dog could do what he is doing now with such little time of training. Mr. Mancuso has been very professional and courteous on every appointment and seems to genuinely care about the progress of Trappers training. I have told everyone that I know who owns a dog about Sit Means Sit and will continue to do so. Keep up the great work.
I have a 3 year old Australian Shepherd rescue who is true to his breed- very hyper and smart. We were having issues with his anxiety (he won’t let the vet touch him) and his energy (aggressively herds other dogs at parks much to their annoyance). Within a minute of meeting my dog, RD notice he was itching his ears, so she went over and cleaned them. I was speechless, as our dog barely lets me or my boyfriend touch his ears, let alone strangers. RD has an amazing natural ability with dogs and you can see their immediate respect of her.
I have a 10 month old large breed puppy. ouvrir societe lb) Unfortunately during the crucial puppy training period I had shoulder surgery. This led to some unwanted behavior like jumping and pulling on the lea…sh.
We have also used the dog walking service and loved it. It’s super easy to set up and the walkers were trustworthy, prompt, and never skimped on time. I highly recommend both the daycare and the dog walking!
This can be one of the more difficult commands in dog obedience training. Why? Because the position is a submissive posture. You can help by keeping training positive and relaxed, particularly with fearful or anxious dogs.
RD is amazing! She has a gift with dogs and the people who love them. We have a rescue dog that goes crazy whenever she sees other dogs and I thought we would have to keep this dog secluded in our y…ard for the rest of our lives but RD has taught us that we can manage and tame this reactivity.
Another dog is therefore a ‘distraction’ against which you must ‘proof’ your ‘recall’ and other trained skills. But the power of this or any other distraction will vary according to the activity level, and proximity of the other dog.