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Is your dog well trained but badly mannered?

A guest blog from Rebecca Chin In training, dog owners often place priorities on different things. Some people don’t care about having a dog that can walk on a loose leash but want an operant dog that knows 101 tricks. Some people want a dog with a bombproof reliable recall and don’t care if the dog knows many commands outside …

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Training Gear Bag

If you have a dog you need one of these. All your leashes, lines, toys, balls, tugs, collars etc all in one place where ever you go. It also has a cooler bag on the side where you can keep your lunch and some dog treats too. Essentially we have a built in organiser as well, this is where you …

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Dogs need to Learn how to LEARN

Many times I see dogs that are trained well, they can complete the task on cue and are reasonably reliable, but when you attempt to train them a new exercise, they return a blank look? Many people when training their dogs take on the responsibility of leading the dog through the exercise to reward, this works (clearly), but it doesn’t …

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Measure your dog for a crate

Crate training is one of the best things you can do for your dog, reads our article on “10 reasons to crate train your dog”.   The crate size is important, it cant be too small so your dog is cramped up nor should it be big enough to be a play pen. It is a resting / relaxing / …

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Working through behaviour problems with your dog

The road to recovery can be long and an uphill climb, tiring, de motivating and depressing, so those that you see who have worked wonders with their dog; they really have put in the work! I see people coming to me with their dog, they love this dog and they really want things to work, but maybe their dog is …

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K9 Pro Tug and Motivational Toys

Tug toys are not just something to tug on… Tug toys are a tool that is used in motivational training, the motivator can be used to reward any activity from Obedience, Agility, Search and Rescue, practically anything! If you don’t know how to achieve these type of results with a tug toy, take a look at our articles on Training …

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