Category Archives for Training

mat training

Setting Boundaries

Setting Boundaries Learning and reinforcing your homes boundaries in a new environment can be one of the biggest frustrations for a new foster dog and Carer.  It’s super important start working on this as soon as your foster dog arrives through the use of mat training. The tips to creating a harmonious environment is to: Make your […]

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Feeding Time is Training Time

Make Meal Times Fun Feeding Time is Training TimeHow are you feeding your dog?  Do you just put the feed in the bowl, dump it on the floor and leave? Well, if you are then you are missing out on a golden training opportunity and you may just be inadvertently reinforcing undesirable behaviours in your […]

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focus or check in command

Focus or Check In

Basic Training: Focus or Check In One of the first and most important commands you can teach your deaf dog or hearing dog for that matter is the focus or check in command. Consistency and frequency is the key to this exercise and in no time your deaf dog will constantly check in with you. You […]

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Basic Training: Come

Basic Training: Come One of the basic commands that every dog should learn is the “come” command but it is probably the most important commands that you can teach a deaf or hearing dog because this command can make the difference between lifant and deaf. When training for the “come” command remember these three golden rules […]

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