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…

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What Is The History Of The Boxer Dog You May Ask?

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The boxer dog breed originated in Germany in late 19th century. This is recognized as the standard. A great deal of this standard remains in today’s written standards from around the world. The Boxer was bred from Alt’s Schecken, which was bred to a bulldog in 1895.

This ended up being the birth of the 1st boxer dog which was registered in the Stud Book in the year 1904. In the early years, there was a high level of inbreeding which was done to set a type in order to make the breed. In the early years of breeding, one of the most critical dogs was the female dog named Meta v.d. Passage.

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