Usually this question is faced by many dog owners: what act of a dog can serve as a reason for punishment and how to properly punish a dog? This task is especially painful for novice dog lovers.
It is necessary to stop any attempts of purposeful aggression on the part of the dog against both its owner and all other family members. Especially if the “initiative” comes directly from the dog, that is, it tries to prove its right to power in this territory by force.
It is also worth punishing for malicious insubordination, especially if it is accompanied by manifestations of motivated aggression. Continue reading
We will overcome everything on our way!
When training a dog, considerable attention should be paid to the ability to overcome obstacles. After all, teaching this dog, you will not only provide it with the necessary level of physical activity, but also provide benefits in the future. Because if once the dog meets a rather big obstacle on the way, which can be “taken” only by jumping, or it will have to meet a fallen tree on a narrow forest path, on which it will have to go, it will not stop in confusion or fright. After all, she had already encountered similar actions on the training ground, i.e., in “peaceful” conditions. Continue reading
Training with a clicker is a type of training with conditional positive reinforcement, implemented by means of an audio signal. The clicker is a special keychain with a clicking button. His click is used in case, when dog need give understand, that she fulfilled precisely the, that required from it the trainer. This method of training, which excludes physical contact, was first used by Dolphin trainers, who needed to train animals to the desired behavior.
The animals developed a conditional positive reflex to a certain signal. As a result, this signal, in this case a click, became a conditional positive reinforcement. Continue reading