Understanding the science of how dogs learn. If you don’t understand the basic science of how dogs learn it’s like driving somewhere without a GPS or perhaps more accurately like trying to drive with your eyes closed. Dogs are intelligent, highly trainable creatures, and if we understand how they connect darts in training, we can be clearer communicators to our dogs about what criteria we want to see from them. When people don’t understand or utilize, some key principles are often referred to the dog as “difficult or stubborn”. Learning how to effectively communicate with your dog. Basic principles of […]
Teaching dogs to heel goes far beyond the basics of them not pulling us around on leash. Heeling in its purest form is symmetry, focus and communication. Anyone can strong arm a dog into walking by their side if they are strong enough however, this is not a true heel.