Here at DogLogic, we know that in real life, sometimes you just don’t have time to commit to any type of long-term training program with your dog. However, we know that many of you would like to find some really simple and practical advice to help you with just one specific challenge.
It might be that you’d like to be able to walk through doorways without getting dragged. Maybe you’d like your dog to pay attention and stay with you if you take off the leash? Perhaps, just having him settle quietly by your side when you meet a friend or want to pay your bill at the vet’s office is on your wish list.
Well, now you can find help online in our conveniently bite-sized Stand-Alone Lessons!
Sometimes, life just happens!
You are quietly and calmly walking along the street and from out of nowhere, something or someone comes along, causing your dog to react by lunging or barking.
In that moment, there is no chance of trying to reason with him.
There is no chance of training him to behave in a different way.
The only thing you can do, is get out of that situation as quickly and efficiently as possible.
In order to do this, we like to teach what we call “An Emergency Walk!” or “Get out of Dodge now!”
Teaching your dog to touch a variety of targets can have many really useful applications. The easiest target behavior to teach is a hand touch.
- When you take off your dog’s leash, does he just want to run off and play?
- Wouldn’t it be great if he waited to ask your permission?
- When you put the leash back on, does he think that his fun is about to end?
- Wouldn’t it be great if he thought that it might be about to begin?
This Stand-Alone Lesson will teach you how to change your dog’s expectations.
Have you ever wished that, when you meet a friend in the street or try to pay your bill in Pet Smart, your dog would lie quietly by your feet instead of trying to jump on everyone within reach?
Well, you can teach him how in just one simple exercise that we call PARK!
Wouldn’t it be great if, every time you stepped into or out of a doorway, your dog turned back to you to ask if it was OK to go in or out? (As opposed to dragging you through or knocking you over!)
“Stand-Alone Lesson: Re-Orient To Me” will teach you how to train your dog to turn back to you to ask if it was OK to go in or out.
Just imagine how great this would be when:
- Entering the vets office
- Entering your training class
- He gets out of the car or crate
- He goes into the playing field.
- He goes into the yard
- He comes back in the house