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Just like every human being, every puppy is different too, what training strategy works for one might not work for another. Puppies of the different breeds possess different temperament, agility, needs, tendencies, ability, and intelligence. They are as individual as you and me. Simple potty and leash training can be a challenge. The playful biting and jumping they use to do with their siblings are now no longer acceptable. They do not know what area of your lawn you want them to go for their business. Your puppy has no idea what they are allowed to chew and what not. They cannot understand what you want and do not want them to do. Therefore, it becomes your responsibility to show them what it takes to please or annoy you. The more information you seek out, the more contradictive it becomes. With puppies, you need to consider their cognitive ability and understanding. Through my years of experience of training puppies, I can show you a simple way of doing it. Our approach is to train you on how to communicate with your furry friends.
What creates behavior? Genetics, environment, exposure, or lack of exposure, and means of education. You're in control of 3 of the 4 factors that create the behavior of your dog. Dogs come into our lives for a variety of reasons, they don't come with instructions, they look up to us and ask “what do you want me to do”? So it then becomes our responsibility to show them exactly what it takes to please or displease us. Sometimes with the corrections we use, the dog only sees itself being punished instead of its actions of misbehaving being corrected. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO CATCH YOUR DOG IN THE ACT OF MISBEHAVING!! We know how to tell the dog what not to do, we don't know how to tell it what to do. The majority of training is just reacting to their misbehaving. They set the precedence. At Home Dog Training is the only proactive training, teaching you how to create the problem and then correct it in a way that they don't see themselves being punished but their actions of misbehaving being corrected.
Everyone is told that you need to obedience train your dog. But heel, sit, stay and come has nothing to do with behavior problems... obedience is taught by most trainers as a means unto itself. I teach obedience as a means unto an end. An EARNED RESPECT FACTOR. Then we take that respect and solve 11 common problems applicable to most dog. Obedience training outside of the home has little, if nothing, to do with behavior problems within the home.
Other dog trainers feel it necessary to use choke chains, shock collars, clickers and treats to make the dog behave, yielding all the respect factors to the appliance other than you. These methods in the profession are referred to as “negative reinforcement” by reinforcing the negative. Whereas, “true humane positive reinforcement” focuses on you reinforcing the positive. Patience, confidence, compassion, consistency, and understanding of the dogs body (non-verbal communications) creates the most humane method for training.