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Feb
16

Dog training and its rewards

Dog training and its rewards
Animals in general want to please their owners. If you want to teach your dog proper behavior or even to do tricks then there are a few simple methods to help you achieve this. Though it may take time and patients, dog training is possible for anyone to accomplish. One of the most important things is consistency.

Reward your beloved dog for good behavior. The best things to use for rewards are healthy treats. If you know the dog has a favorite food then you can use that as reward as well. This will be anything to show your pet that they are doing well and you are pleased with them. This reinforces the good behavior.

Don't reward a dog for bad behavior. Take for instance Rover jumps up on you when you enter the house each day. He won't stop until your give him a treat. If you give him a treat to stop then you are rewarding him jumping up on you. This tells him it's alright to do this and sends a mixed signal if you scold him. This is reinforcing actions you want him to stop.

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Jan
24

Different ways to train your dog

Different ways to train your dog
This article is written so that you might be aware of the various forms of dog training aids that are available to you. Every dog owner must take up dog training to know and handle a dog better. Appreciating a well-mannered dog is something that all can do, training is what makes things difficult. Now, there are many kinds of dog training available but not all will suit your dog.

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Dec
31

Adopting an older Golden Retriever

Adopting an older Golden Retriever
If you would really love to own a Golden Retriever but are hesitant about taking on a puppy, then adopting an older Golden may be the answer. These lovely dogs when they are mature settle in very easily to a new home and they do not need nearly as much attention as a puppy as they like to have some time to themselves. Regardless of their age you will find that your new friend very quickly becomes a welcome member of the family.

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