Are you constantly fighting for your dog’s attention? Do you feel the need to be more interesting than the environment to get your dog’s attention? If you said yes then I would like you to reconsider your perspective. In this blog post I shall explain what I’m currently doing to build my dog’s attention in… Continue reading No Focus From Your Dog? Let Your Dog Opt-in
The following question about routines was asked in one of the dog training groups that I’m part of. I am confused about whether routine is a good thing or a bad thing for dogs. Some trainers say we should ditch the routine because predicting stresses dogs. On the other hand, other trainers say dogs need… Continue reading Is Routine Good Or Bad For Dogs?
Before you think I lost my mind, hear me out. In almost all the dog training enquiries I get from the dog parents, the training requirement seems to be the same — “My dog needs basic obedience training and should obey to my COMMANDS like Sit, Down, Stay etc.” When you approach training with the… Continue reading Pet Dog Parents: Teaching Obedience Commands Will Not Make Your Dog Obey You
Let us understand what reactivity is before going any further. Reactivity is nothing more than your dog reacting to a trigger like another dog, human or an object. iSpeakDog has a wonderful article if you like to read more on reactivity. In this post, I would like to highlight the fact that keeping your dog… Continue reading Dealing With Reactivity: Prevent To Cure
Research has proved that dogs understand social gestures such as pointing finger and gazing. Isn’t it amazing?
I met a neighbour who is also a dog parent while I was walking my dog yesterday. We had a little chat about each others dogs. During our conversation he mentioned that his dog only listens when he has cookies and not otherwise. Well, the simple answer is to teach your dog that they must… Continue reading My Dog Listens When I Have Cookies And Not Otherwise. What Do I Do?
Dr. Karen Becker suggests raw food over kibbles for following reasons.
Your relationship with your dog is very important if you want your dogs to comply to your requests. Relationship is built over time through positive interactions with your dog. In the following video I let my dogs to play and ask for a behaviour during play. Will they comply to my request? Find out by… Continue reading Relationship Aids Compliance
Are you a first time dog parent? Have you been raising dogs over a long time? Are you planning to get one soon? No matter who you’re I’m sure this blog post will help you become a better dog parent by avoiding the 5 common mistakes. 01. You Could Be Encouraging Undesirable Behaviours Does your… Continue reading Dog Parents Must Avoid These 5 Mistakes
I get asked this question often. Dogs begin to learn from the environment as soon as they begin to eat from your hand or from a bowl. It is highly recommended to train dogs from that day onwards. If we don’t make the training intentional they tend to pick what is reinforcing including undesirable behaviours.