Most people in Glen Burnie need to know that training dogs is a fundamental concept when having dog. Simply put, the main purpose is to instill dog obedience and to establish yourself as the pack leader. This is also a good time to bond with the dog as training will be fun.
When can dogs be trained? Puppies have short attention spans and hence most training centers have a minimum of 3 to 6 months for formal training. While dogs can still learn new tricks when they become older it gets more challenging to send them for obedience training when they are a few years old and set in their ways.
You can send your dogs for training at dog training centers in Glen Burnie or you could train them yourself. Those who have prior training experience with dogs will be able to train dogs on their own.
Dogs do not need to know many commands and very few are generally sufficient. It is important in the process to always have a training leash handy.
Dog Training - How To Become A Dog Whisperer
So you're trying to train your dog or puppy then. Having any success?
Still barking incessantly? Chewing up your shoes? Soiling your carpets? Pretending they're not with you when you're out?
So what exactly do you do? You can spend a lot of money asking a professional dog trainer to do the dirty work for you, but mostly this will be a waste of time and money. Why? Well your dog may well end up with the utmost respect for their new found trainer and act like a saint for them. But their trainer wasn't you! And therein lies the problem. Dogs by their nature are pack animals and follow
their natural leader, the 'top dog' if you like. If you aren't seen as the natural 'leader of the pack' then your dog will quite happily assume that role and then you really are up against it.
These days there are many options available for meeting your dog training requirements that enable you to achieve great results without paying out a fortune to professional trainers. There are of course videos and DVDs, but in more recent times the advent of multimedia eBooks on the internet are a fantastic way to learn about just about anything. Not only are they instantly accessible and generally very cheap, they achieve all of the aims described above. And unlike videos and DVDs, often the authors of these products are available to contact should you have further questions or require additional advice.
Whichever method you choose, good luck and enjoy being 'top dog'!
Dog Training - How To Find A Good Dog Trainer
The funny thing about being a dog trainer is that you really aren't a dog trainer. When you become a dog trainer you spend your time training people to train their dogs. I spend way more time training people than I do training dogs.
So now when someone asks me what I do for a living I say that I am a professional people trainer. I get some strange looks but that's okay, I used to it.
So why am I sharing all of this with you.
Simple my dog loving friend...
I want to help you find a good dog trainer. When you spend your hard earned cash to get some dog training instruction you want to make sure you are getting what you paid for. Dog trainers have different methods and styles so before you hand over your cash here are some tips for you.
If dog training is FUN your chance and your dogs chance for success is much greater. I'm not saying that every dog trainer has to be great at cracking jokes but the class environment can be light and enjoyable.
A dog trainer should be able to deal with a wide range of behaviors and know how explain what is being taught. A trainer should know that people learn in different ways.