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Guide To Diagnosing And Treating Dog
Dog Health Problems
one of the most important people in your dog's life. You should
choose your veterinarian just as you select your own doctor..
Dog Health Emergencies
an emergency or an accident, you can
reduce your dog’s immediate pain.......
a number of pet grooming
methods that can be used to groom your dog ....
With A Clicker
The puppy who learns the rules
of fetch-and-carry has taken a big step forward into being a
well-trained adult dog. In this way, he also finds that learning can be
fun. Roughhousing, though not too roughly, teaches him to play and not
bite and to work to get something he wants, still without hurting the
person holding it.
In the course of a good rough and tumble, you will use words that he
will remember next time. He will learn "Stop that," if he gets rough
himself. If he needs reprimanding, a firm "No!" and a quick tap on the
rump should make him behave.
Reward him when you are teaching him something new, and let the play
increase his understanding of you and your understanding of him. The
time you spend with him can develop into a closer bond. Try using
Clickers as they are a fun and fast way to speed up your puppy's
Clicker training relies on behavior shaping principles that mark
desired behavior. To begin, get ten treats. Click and treat; before you
are finished, your puppy will be happily alert to the sound. Now use
the clicker for training and to encourage good habits.
1. House-training: When your puppy eliminates in the right area, say
"get busy." Click the instant he finishes; then treat and praise warmly.
2. Jumping: When your puppy jumps, look away, Click, treat, and pet him
after all four paws are on the ground.
3. Chewing: Anytime your dog is chewing an appropriate object, click,
treat, and praise.
You can iron out everyday frustrations with the clicker. Use it to
encourage silence, to train him to ask to be let out, to create a
positive association to kids, and more. Also use a clicker to teach
basic commands such as the following:
1. “Sit” command: "Sit," luring your dog into position with a toy or
treat if necessary. Click, reward, and praise.
2. “Down” command: "Down," luring your dog into position with a toy or
treat Click, reward, and praise.
3. “Come” command: Throughout the day, command "Come" when your dog's
Protect your puppy against what is really teasing, such as when
children consistantly press the clicker as a joke. Your puppy will be
confused because you have trained him that when he hears the clicker he
gets a treat. In addition, never play with him until the point of
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