The Language of Dogs It has been said that a dog will talk to those who know how to listen, and this is true. A dog will tell you everything they intend to do with their body language. Knowing what our dogs are trying to tell us allows us to
Patience Practice Timing Supervision Patience – As you know your dog/puppy’s attention span is that of a gnat, maybe a fly if we are older than 8 months or so. You are going to have to be patient with not only your puppy but yourself as well. You are both
Just as any other field dog training has several subsets within it such as dog sports, behavior consulting, aggression, protection, nose work, & service dog training just to name a few. Any good trainer is going to focus on one or two but not try to cover them all. It takes years of study and practice to get good enough to not work with problem behaviors but to TEACH others as well.
After Aspen’s appointment, I took a group of Therapy Dogs in Training to visit our friends at one of our local nursing homes. We have been going to visit these wonderful women and men for almost 3 years now and they love seeing us come in. We have a set schedule of when we visit and we have pups that dress up and pups that do tricks and pups that just love to snuggle and make people smile.