Commands To Be Taught

You are going to teach your dog three commands OK is the release command. It means Felix can move now and do whatever he wants (almost). Make sure you give the release command every time after you have told Felix to stay to indicate that he is now allowed to move again. Should you get lax about it and forget, Felix will get into the habit of releasing himself and learn that he can decide when to move, the opposite of what you want. Unless impaired, a dog's sense of hearing is extremely acute,...

The Game Of Coming When Called

The purpose of the Recall Game is to teach your dog the Come command and to train him to respond reliably to the command. Needed two people, one hungry dog, one six-foot leash, and plenty of small treats. Here are the steps 1. Inside the house, with your dog on a six-foot leash, you and your training partner sit on the floor six feet apart and facing each other. Your partner gently hangs on to the dog and you hold the end of the leash. Call your When in doubt, keep your dog on leash. When in...