Force Free Dog Training, Positive Reinforcement Training, Modern Dog Trainer.. Maybe all of these phrases are self explanatory but maybe they aren't. In this article I want to discuss the topic of Force Free Dog Training and what that really means. There are thousands of dog trainers all over the world, some who are highly regarded and some that have techniques that make you feel perhaps a tad uncomfortable. These days there is a lot of light being shone on 'Positive Reinforc
When we think of dog training we think 'treats', lots of treats!! Bacon flavour treats, yummy sausages, tasty chicken, perhaps those 'treaty biscuits' that were on offer at your local pet store!?
Well what if I told you that all you really needed was your dogs food!? Depending on what you feed your dog, there are solutions on how you can feed them it as a food reward.
To be perfectly honest though, it’s no big secret in the dog training world to use the dogs food as a rew
When you first start training your dog, be sure to train in a 'Low Level Distraction' (LLD) environment. 'LLD' or Low Level Distraction environments are based on your dogs ability, concentration levels and social skills. Each dog will respond differently in each environment that they are in, but as an example of an LLD environment you may want to simply start training in your living room or kitchen at home. Your dog should be trained to a very high standard in this environmen