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Dog Training Fundamentals - Overview

Dogisimo is all about motivational and positive training methods. If you don’t exactly know what that means, you may want to take a look at our dog training fundamentals in chapters 1 to 12 listed below. After reading through those, you should have a good understanding on how to approach your training. There are many ways, but they are not all equal! If you are experienced – you still may […]

 

Training Fundamentals Part 12: Teaching your dog

12.) Teaching your dog. Congratulations! You made it. If you read through all of the previous sections, you should have learned the fundamentals of teaching your dog in a positive and rewarding manner. Now let’s talk about how to get started with the actual training. Location, location, location! Eliminating distractions is a critical part of training a dog in the early stages. In the beginning, we want 100 percent of […]

 

Training Fundamentals Part 11: Training tools

11.) Training tools. The list of tools required for positive reinforcement training is short. All you really need is something as a reward. This could be a food-treat or a toy. There are however some other items that can be helpful: Markers: You can either use your voice to mark a reward or a clicker (more about clicker training on Wikipedia). Restrains: A leash and a collar can be very […]