To train a stubborn dog, is it better to use a shock collar or a citronella collar (that sprays out and unusualy smell that the dog dislikes), what are the benefits of each and which one is more effective?
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My vet was telling me about an article she got that claims fleas are becoming resistant to the conventional remedies. I see more and more posts from people asking why they cant control fleas. Do you think this is the case?
The More I Read About Dog Training, The More Confused I Get! What’s The Best Known Approach To Training A Dog?
i watch cesar on tv-that makes sense, i’ve read many books on”positive only” approaches-that makes sense too. i have tried both clicker training and cesar’s way. i feel very confused. and opinions are strong and dogmatic(no pun intended) in both “camps”. meanwhile, my dog still has problems. one “way” seems to work for some things, […]
It has always seemed that fleas and mosquitoes have bothered me more than anyone else around me. One time my family and I returned from a vacation to find a house of hungry fleas, as our cat had been boarded at the vet. Within minutes, I had probably 20 fleas on each of my ankles […]
What Should I Do With My Dog *before* We Go To A Dog Training Class So That She Pays More Attention?
We have a 7 month old beagle/coonhound mix and going to beginner classes for training. The trainer said we should exercise her alot before going to class. We don’t want to tire her out too much…but will try more next week….see if it helps. Are there any other suggestions besides tire the dog out? Thanks
Hey, I’m in the process of putting together a website full of free articles regarding dog training. One of my stupid New Year resolutions. I was going to concentrate on providing tips for people with problem dogs (mainly adults, because people love puppies). The feedback I have from friends is that I should target Puppy […]