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  1. Recall Training With Adult Dog- Is Immediate And Absolute Obedience Necessary?

    Dog Training and Behavior
    So I've been training my four year old dog to come when called, off leash in a quiet and enclosed environment. She's gotten very good at it and I'm thinking about taking a the training up a step by taking her into more distracting environments (using a long leash and harness). There's one...
  2. socialization vs. not

    Dog Training and Behavior
    i have a fairly new young Cattle pup who is doing great in her training. at class we do not socialize amongst ourselves at all before, during or after class, except for the occational sneaky quick cheat attempt when training off leash in extremely close range, the idea being that we are...
  3. Help me distract my dog!

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Morning everyone! I was hoping someone could help me with a small problem (not REALLY a problem, but anyway). My 4-month-old puppy, Luna, is incredibly sweet and very attached to her people. She wants to play 100% of the time she's awake, which is great! We have a lot of fun with her. Since she...
  4. Need help on focus and ignore distractions

    Dog Training and Behavior
    Hi all, I' m new to this forum and to dogs. Although I have lived with dogs, they were at a time when dogs were just dogs. For the past 4 weeks, I have had guardenship of a Viszla (4 yrs) and a German Shorthair Pointer (2 yrs). These dogs are not new to me as I am their grannie. In the...
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