A Guide To Dog Training

Before you start training your dog, it’s best that you know your options well. These days you can find many different types of dog training. The training can vary in price and each one them has something different to offer.

The first type of dog training is known as a puppy preschool. This is a dog training meant for puppies that are about 6 weeks to 5 months old. These preschool classes normally last for no more than 6 to 8 weeks. In these training sessions, your puppy is taught how to socialize with people and other puppies. Here your puppy will also start to learn how to sit, stay, and how to come.

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Dog Training 101 Or Should That Be Owner Training 101…?

We’ve always had dogs around ever since I was little, and even when our family was “between dogs” I would have the neighbor’s Boxer dog as my own. Despite this, as a family, we didn’t have a clue how to correctly train a dog – as long as it didn’t use the floor to do its business, chew up the slippers and finally came on the fifth yell of its name we thought things were just fine.

Like many dog owners I didn’t know the first thing about training a dog. Well, we think we do because the dog sits or offers us a paw when we have a treat in our hands but those are just party tricks.

Then I bought my very own dog when I got a place of my own, I ended up renovating the place to be dog-friendly with the help of theajaxworkshop.com. As she grew she changed from a loveable pup into a liability. She wandered off, never came when called and turned into the Tasmanian Devil whenever anybody called around. The final straw came when she tore into the room and scrambled up to sit on the shoulders of a visitor who had come to assess me for a voluntary position. He was not a dog lover and I can still remember the look on his face now…

my boxer baby

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Boxer Training

The Boxer is an amazing and super playful dog, energetic and definitely a handful (in a good way of course). This breed of dog is very loyal and when a friendship is built it lasts forever. The boxer is unique and not for everyone if you are a new owner of a boxer you have to be aware that they need a lot of attention and training. They are extremely intelligent dogs, which can work to your advantage when it comes to training, but then again can be very disadvantageous, as they know how to use their intelligence to get what they want.

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