Dog Training Austin

Austin’s Top 10 dog Adoption Services

Top 10 Dog Adoption Services Here is a list we have compiled your you to use to find your new best 4 legged friend. We are not partners, nor sponsor any of these services or companies. We just are giving your the resources to find your...

Changing behavior on the leash – Going for a walk

Teaching leash skills. Many dogs get REALLY excited the moment their owner picks up the leash. This over excitement can make it difficult to get the leash on the dog and often times sets the tone for how the dog will walk once they get outside...

The most misunderstood training tool – Electric collar

There is a lot of mixed emotions and controversy when using this tool for dog training. Not just with dog owners, but with fellow dog trainers as well. Which, is not surprising, after all many people refer to this device as a "shock collar".  However,...

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Dog commands in other languages.

Training your dog in a different language can be fun. It is common for many sport, military or law enforcement K9s to be trained in a foreign language. Most of the time a dogs native language is chosen. However, your dog does not need to...

Finding the best clicker for training – Vlog

Clicker Training is a great way to teach a dog behavior. The behavior for example can be sit, down, come, or it can even be used to teach unwanted behavior, etc. The reason the clicker is such a great training tool is because it helps our...

When is the best age to start training my dog?

This is a question asked by many new puppy and dog owners. Although, you will get different answers from various trainers, the truth is it’s never too early. Dogs and puppy’s begin to learn behaviors very quickly. This can be a good thing, however they...

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Retractable leashes: Why they are a bad idea.

I remember many years ago when I  first came across the retractable leash. The thought of my dog being able to explore out in front of me up to 20 feet yet still having control sounded like a good idea. I think this is what...

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Don’t teach your dog to stay.

Stay is a command many dog owners use regularly; however most professional dog trainers don’t use “stay” as one of our commands. It may sound strange, but there is good reason why. Let us explain: Most stay comes after a “sit” or “down.” At that...

Training treats vs Snacks

Do you know the difference between a training treat and a snack? It is important to know what food to use when training. When teaching our dogs something new or shaping a behavior we need them motivated and engaged with us. This is why small(dime size or smaller),...

Finding The Right Dog Training School

Getting a new puppy can be exciting. One thing that is not exciting is learning potty training. Dog training and puppy training should be fun. The same goes with teaching a puppy new behaviors. When finding a dog training school it is important to make sure positive...

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