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by pblove
Sun Jul 18, 2004 3:00 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: General training questions.
Replies: 6
Views: 766

Sounds like he hasn't learned hosue training yet, work on that and no formost. Let him be a puppy, enjoy him, they grow so very fast. I would be socializing him at this age. That would be the only intense thing he shuld be doing. He will get bored quick with all of this training, shut down and then ...
by pblove
Sun Jul 18, 2004 10:36 am
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Teaching Dog To "Drop It"
Replies: 18
Views: 1876

I practice the basic commands over and over, in every room of the house, in the yard, in the truck, sitting. standing, kneeling, at Petsmart, out for walks, everywhere I can. As Sara posted, they are very specific about what they know/learn. I was taught to give the command ONE time only, or else yo...
by pblove
Sat Jul 17, 2004 4:58 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Thinking about getting a personal trainer...need opinions!
Replies: 16
Views: 1216

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Pagie and I just completed basic obedience at the local Humane Society, but Paige was top of the class and got very bored waiting for the rest of the group to catch up. As soon as the weather cools off we are probbably going to private, same trainer will come to house for $35.00 hour. I think in the...
by pblove
Sat Jul 17, 2004 2:54 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: House training later in life?
Replies: 10
Views: 805

Well I rescued a dog that was 7 years old and had never been house broken, leash trained, had a collar on or anything else dogs are supposed to accept and do. She just jumped on the sofa and did her business if she felt like it. I called a trainer and we started obedience classes right away. The the...
by pblove
Sat Jul 17, 2004 2:45 pm
Forum: Training and Behavior
Topic: Teaching Dog To "Drop It"
Replies: 18
Views: 1876

My dog and I just graduated recently from beginner's obedience. We learned. "take it, leave it". I hold a treat in my hand, tightly, (balled fist) I hold my balled fist (with treat in it) to her face/nose and as she is sniffing and pushing on my hand repeat, leave it, leave it. The second she backs ...

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