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 12 years in this chosen profession, you would think that I could block out the sound of barking dogs. Some days are better than others, but when I’m overwhelmed with the items on my to-do list, and my toddler is having a day where his voice volume is stuck at 11 (Kudos to anyone who picks up that reference) – I have a very hard time being able to block out anything.