This new video goes over how to use luring properly and to teach SIT and DOWN to your puppy or dog. I also talk about building an implied stay by adding a release cue.
Hi everyone! I recently shot a video of me walking Zoey in her neighborhood. It’s a crash course in how to do loose leash walking with a dog that is easily distracted. Keep in mind that, before this video was shot, Zoey and I did some practice with her name recognition and eye contact toContinue reading “Loose leash walking in real life”
One of the most important foundational skills you can teach your dog is to respond to her name. I always start this process by saying the dog’s name in a way that will motivate her to turn her head to me. (Most times this is best done by saying her name in an appealing, moreContinue reading “Getting your dog’s attention”
Recently I shot a video with the help of my terrific niece, Charisma, on how clicker training works. Using a clicker is an effective way to communicate with your dog what you want him or her to do. By using it or a verbal marker like YES to indicate the behavior you want, and alwaysContinue reading “Clicker training mechanics”