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Using Corrections in Dog Training : Using Leashes to Correct a Dog Dog Training 

Using Corrections in Dog Training : Using Leashes to Correct a Dog

The leash is your correction connection. This is a phrase coined by myself at Doggy Steps Dog Training to instill to the customer how important the leash can be in letting your dog know that you’re the boss. When used appropriately, you can use your leash for corrections to stimulate the dog’s brain to get him out of any incessant behavior. With my dog Kugel, let’s just say, for example, I’m on a walk and he’s about to either pick something up or sniff something that I don’t want him…

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How to Take Care of a Dog : Dog Owning Basics Dog Care 

How to Take Care of a Dog : Dog Owning Basics

So to summarize general dog information, more goes into owning a dog than most people think. Everything from grooming, housing, feeding, vet visits, micro-chipping and other, other things required to give your dog a happy healthy life. I would recommend doing research on the Internet or from current responsible pet owners who own pets on where to go for some of these services. Also by checking my website you can read a little bit of what I would have to recommend if you’re looking to find a particular vendor in…

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How to Take Care of a Dog : Kennels & Crates in Dog Training Dog Care 

How to Take Care of a Dog : Kennels & Crates in Dog Training

Kennels or dog crates are an effective tool in not only potty training your dog, but bringing about calm submissive behavior. In the many dogs that I’ve trained over the many years, I always recommend to customers, whether they have a toy breed or a working herding breed, to begin with your puppy in a kennel or crate. The way you can measure the appropriate size is as a puppy, your dog should have just enough space to get up and do a 360 degree turn. This is not inhumane…

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Dog Leash Training : Dog Leash Training: Left Turn Exercise Dog Training 

Dog Leash Training : Dog Leash Training: Left Turn Exercise

Once your dog is consistently moving with you and staying parallel with their movement to yours, you want to start working on harder turns. To this point, you’ve kept your turns fairly easy, just gentle arcs, and I’ll start with that and then you’ll see me progress into tighter turns. There are a couple of exercises you can use to do this and you will see these demonstrated. Good. So we’re starting with the gentle arc, heel. Good, good, good. And then I’ll start tightening the turns. I’m spiraling in…

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How to Buy a Dog : Dog Care Supplies Dog Care 

How to Buy a Dog : Dog Care Supplies

What supplies do I need for my dog? My recommendation is, if you’re a first time dog owner, and you’re picking up your first puppy, the following supplies will be needed. As I mentioned in a previous segment, a strong, wire or metal crate to house your dog through potty training, as well as giving him his own den or private home. Think of what type of breed you got and how big your dog will get when full grown, will determine the size crate that you will need. Besides…

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