I used to work from home, so even though my wife was in office, I used to take my dog out for a walk once every 3 hrs and never tied it nor locked it in. Fortunately my puppy got very well potty trained, also is good with strangers and new family members, even kids.
Matt is not the most popular kid in school. His back-to-the-land parents think it’s great to live without indoor plumbing and electricity; and the wood stove at home has led to him being called “Smokey” at school. His worst school problem, though, is math. Matt is athletic and likes to work with his hands, the type of skills his school tends to ignore. If he can’t bring up his math grade with an extra-credit project, he may end up in the remedial math class, something he dreads.
I have had Max since he was a puppy and he is now 6. He has snapped at my 1 year old son a couple times. I think I should get rid of him. The last thing I want is for my son to be scarred emotionally or physically..Max actually does not snap at him when he is eating or anything. It is when he is around his back side. Alex pulled out an entire hand full of Max’s hair. Max cried and ran off. Alex feeds Max from his hand and Max takes it nicely. I do not want to get rid of my dog and do not think he would bite him, I just think he is trying to scare him. But am I willing to risk it? Nope. Would love to find some dog whispering trainer to fix it but I dont think that exists. Is this trainable behavior?
This is an exercise in self-control for your dog, so don’t be discouraged if it takes a while to master, particularly for puppies and high-energy dogs. After all, they want to be on the move and not just sitting there waiting.
Your dog is taught and rewarded for desirable behavior, increasing his likelihood of repeating it. R+ training is reward-based, not punishment-based. You’ll learn how to gain your dog’s cooperation without choke chains, prong collars, shock collars, or leash corrections. The result is a dog that obeys with enthusiasm, not fear.
I bought this book– the kindle edition– for my kindergarden aged grandson. He is learning to read and the short, rhyming sentences are fun for him. It kept his attention all the way to the end. He loved the story and the pictures. His two year old sister sat and listened as we read it. At the end, she said “do school dog again, please!” That’s very rare for her .I just wish I’d bought the paper edition rather than have it on my tablet–It looks as though it will be a favorite for a very long time!
Our enrollment is a rolling enrollment, meaning you can start on the first Monday of any month. December is the only month where we do not start new students. You can arrive the weekend prior to the class start date to settle in. If you come by plane we will pick you up, and take you back to the airport. If you go out of town for the weekend you can board your personal dog at our facility at a discounted rate. We are all about personalized service. After graduation you can come back for training for up to 2 weeks per year at no tuition charge, you are responsible for your housing costs only. We want to see you come back, and assist with your development. You can come to our K9 seminars around the country, and most certainly call back and ask questions about training situations you need some assistance with. While here you will have invaluable networking opportunities with trainers and handlers from around the country and in many cases around the world. Free internet access is provided for students as well.
If you can afford it, Applebaum suggests hiring a dog trainer and taking your dog to obedience classes, where your pup will get to socialize with other dogs and people and learn how to deal with distractions, which are common in life outside the classroom.
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PRIVATE LESSON SNAKE PROOFING: If you need to have your dog trained privately, you can schedule a personal lesson. Cost of the first dog is $150. Additional dogs are $79 each. Setup and training takes approximately 30 minutes. Please note if you have an aggressive dog/s, that requires additional staff to handle, you may be charged an additional fee. Please discuss this with us prior to scheduling, as only senior staff are permitted to handle aggressive dogs.