The more I see “sit, down, come, stay heel” as the essential basics the more I am moving further away from the general view of living with dogs.
Surprising Puppy. With obnoxious moments. After introducing the obnoxious puppy as a youngster I am knocked over by the Delightful Young Man he is turning into……
The delight of your new puppy is probably going to last a few weeks, maybe four if you are lucky. When 12 weeks old hits, and you will feel a slam, the Delight is going to demonstrate ungrateful, obnoxious traits.
Rewards are the centre of learning, and intricately linked to cues. WE cannot learn enough about how it….
What do we want them to learn?
How do we teach it?
When do we teach it?
I am a person who shares life with a Border Collie. It’s like being a member of a secret society of which few people would be crazy enough to join.
Walking along a busy street with traffic can cause the dog to lunge out. Any uncontrolled movement such as joggers, bikes, other dogs doing agility will trigger the reflex to control the movement. The is a need, their purpose in life.