The Power of Positive Reinforcement Training
reinforcement training is all about focusing on what you want
your dog to do, not what you don’t want your dog to do. We train
and reward the desired behavior and eliminate the unwanted behavior by ignoring
it -- not rewarding it or training an alternate behavior. Dogs repeat
behaviors that are rewarding and avoid behaviors that are not. Providing
timely and consistent feedback is the key to training. It's easy once you
dogs actually learn.
are positive ways to end pulling, chewing, biting and jumping without the need
for ‘corrections’ (punishing, painful tugging). There are a few simple rules
you can follow every day, which will establish you as the leader of the pack and
ensure a calmer, happier, well-behaved dog.
are many common myths prevalent today that cause owners to go down the wrong
training path. Effective training is basically controlling the
consequences of your dog’s actions (ie, reward vs. no reward). When your
dog doesn't come when called, it's not because he is being 'stubborn'.
It's because he has found something more rewarding to him at that moment in
time. Proper training can solve this problem.
offered include: preparing for your new puppy, new puppy training, preparing your dog for the new baby, dogs and children, owner education, training for adopted rescue dogs, working with fearful dogs, housetraining and crate training, coming when called, nice leash walking, and behavior modification for fear aggression, food bowl and toy guarding, and other behavior problems.
reinforcement training is fun, will help your dog learn faster and create a
truly rewarding relationship between you and your dog based on trust, respect