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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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Dog Tricks : Roll Over Dog Trick Dog Training 

Dog Tricks : Roll Over Dog Trick

Now we’re going to do roll over. The progression with roll over is you need to get them in to a sit and get them down. Treat them in the down positions, until they’re comfortable there. Once you feel that they’re comfortable there, you can start taking them on to their side and start treating them there. You want to take this slowly because not every dog likes to roll over on to it’s back. As he gets comfortable here I’m going to start bringing the treat towards his rear…

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Shaping A Dog’s Recall Part 1 Capturing a Check in/Eye Contact Clicker Training Dog Training 

Shaping A Dog’s Recall Part 1 Capturing a Check in/Eye Contact Clicker Training

Shaping a recall Part 1 Capturing a Check In Good girl! Your dog success depends on your choice of location to train. Choose locations that allow you to isolate each criteria of distance and distraction. Choose a location where there’s a long quiet channel start training. This will limit your dog’s movement. You can use barriers like couches, lawn chairs, hedges and ring gates to define an area teach the behavior. A fence line makes a great training place too. In this video I show training on a forest trail…

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How to Train Your Dog for a Rally-O Show : Right Finish in a Rally Obedience Show Dog Training 

How to Train Your Dog for a Rally-O Show : Right Finish in a Rally Obedience Show

So another one of the exercises that might be a little bit new for some of you is the right finish. We just looked at the left finish which is teaching the dog when the dog has been called to the front so they come and they are standing or sitting in front of us and we send them around to the left asking them to go behind us to the left and come forward and sit. For this one we are going to do a call front and a…

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How to Train Your Dog for a Rally-O Show : How to Practice for Rally Obedience Dog Training 

How to Train Your Dog for a Rally-O Show : How to Practice for Rally Obedience

Hi so now we are going to get started and we are again going to be working with Ursula. When we first start practicing you probably want to practice with your dog on leash just so you can keep them with you and reinforce them for doing the right thing and we got just a little mini course set up here. We got 5 little stations plus our start and our finish and one thing you need to know to begin with always keep the stations on your right. So…

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