I do in
home training because I believe it is the best setting to work with your
dog and that is where most of the behavior
problems occur .
is to share my knowledge with you and make sure you understand
your dog’s behavior. Most dogs surrendered at the Shelter
are abandoned or returned because of behavior problems.
not the dog's fault that they do not know how to
behave around your friends. Since they were a puppy
it has been convenient for you that they jump up,
so you don't have to bend all the way down to
pet them . How many times have you been happy
to see how much your dog loves you when you come home. They wag their tails,
they whine, get all excited, they jump up and you just love
every minute of it and pet them . However it is not same when you
have nice clothes or when your cute puppy is 80lbs. But from the dog's point of view it is the
same behavior. And they just have been rewarded for the bad
the ones responsible for their behavior. They need to learn how to behave
and it is OUR responsibility to teach them good manners.
just one simple example of a behavior problem that people get
annoyed with over the years. I also
know that even though you love your puppy, you are not
enjoying their company when all they do is playbite (
which is fun for them , but not for you).They
are using you as their playmate, and that is
why they are not listening to you when you
correct them. At this point you have no authority
over them .
show you how to elevate your status and teach your dog to respect you (
make sure they understand you are not their
not as much about teaching the dog, but making you and your family understand
the dogs behavior and be able to communicate with your dog
in their language.
basic exercises, being consistent, and
understanding their behavior will help you to have a better
relationship with your pet. I only hope when you got your
puppy or adult dog, you made a commitment that you will keep for the long
years to come.