Choosing a Professional Trainer

Choosing a Professional Trainer

How Cesar Built A Successful Dog Training Career

Do you want to work with dogs? Here’s the story of how I created a successful dog training career— and a fulfilling life. I hadn’t been living in Los Angeles long when I landed a job washing limos. There was one big perk—the owner had two dogs, and I got to train them in the yard while I cleaned the fleet of cars. Soon after, my boss asked me to train his friends’ dogs, too. One day, however, he called me in and told me I was fired! That was difficult because I really needed the money, but it set

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Choosing a Professional Trainer

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Positive Reinforcement

Positive reinforcement can be a powerful training tool for dogs, but it’s not as simple as just praising everything that your pup does. If you want to get that most success out of positive reinforcement training, there are a number of important Do’s and Don’ts to follow. Do… Immediately Praise and Reward Desired Behavior Dogs live in the moment, so your response should be immediate. This can include both treats and affection, and should be used whenever your dog does something that you want them to do. If you’re house training a dog, treat him every time he does his

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All About Dogs

Different Kinds Of Dog Training

Dogs have lots of options when it comes to their education. Some will learn basic etiquette to spend time with a family while others may learn skills to perform search and rescue work. There are many different types of training for dogs depending what their needs are. Here are some different kinds of dog training programs available. Behavioral training Behavioral training is any type of training that teaches dogs to behave well around both people and other animals. It may include some basic commands, but the goal is to make them good citizens as dogs. Some of this training may

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Dogs in obedience class and choosing the right class
All About Dogs

Find The Right Obedience Class

Most pet owners have probably at least flirted with the idea of putting their pup in an obedience class — maybe right after their four-legged friend has jumped on the table to go after Thanksgiving leftovers, or chewed their human’s driver’s license beyond recognition. But while these things might seem silly — despite how frustrating they can be at the time — obedience class really can help. Jennifer Gray, trainer at Cesar’s Dog Psychology Center, recommends that everyone who gets a puppy or rescues a dog puts their new pack member into an obedience class as soon as possible. When

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How To Choose The Best Dog Trainer For Your Puppy

Most dog owners know that it’s a lot easier to train dogs when they are younger, but they’re not really sure how to go about it and what they should look for when seeking out a trainer. Today, we’re going to talk about how (and when) you should go about getting your puppy professionally trained. Ensure Health First Before seeking out any kind of training or classes, always make sure that your pup is up to date on his or her vaccinations and doesn’t have any other concerning health issues. The last thing you want to do is expose your

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