Dog Training Tips

Helen on March 23rd, 2017

The posts from this blog are slowly being moved to the Outsmarting Dogs website. Look under the “dog training tips” tab. See you there! Helen

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Helen on September 27th, 2010

When you are working on eliciting a certain behavior from your dog, you’ll want to reward it around the clock.  We can’t always have treats handy in our pockets, so make sure to keep small, tightly sealed containers of treats around the house for you to access.  This way, when your dog is offering a […]

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Helen on September 24th, 2010

Does your dog jump all over you and nearly maul you as you serve his dinner to him?  With a little practice, perseverance, and patience, you can fix that. When you are fixing Poochie’s dinner, this is a fine time for having him practice a sit stay.  It may be a little challenging at first, […]

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Helen on September 22nd, 2010

Does your dog respond to his name?  All the time or only when he wants to?  When you call your dog’s name, the appropriate response from the dog should be to stop what he’s doing and either look at you, or respond to the command you issue with his name.  Hearing his name should be […]

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Helen on August 26th, 2010

When training a dog of any age, what is important, above all, is to be consistent. Let’s take an example.  You want to keep Pooch off the furniture.  Twenty-three out of twenty-four hours, you enforce the rule.  But somewhere in the 24th hour, you’re watching TV and decide to invite Pooch up on the sofa […]

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