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Akc trick dog novice - Best dog obedience trainer
What a good Dogtrainer should Know:
In some respects, dog-rearing is as challenging as child rearing. The owner has a choice of a wide range of breeds, sizes and temperaments, and has to decide which one is the right fit for him. The dog's owner usually has to find a trainer to work on basic dog obedience. For training dogs to be well-behaved and housebroken, their owners have to know the characteristics of a certain breed of dog to properly train the dog. The characteristics that make a dog tick is a very broad question that involves so many different things, for example, a breed is a type of dog that was bred to perform a specific task. Some dog breeds have very long ears, others short ears, some breeds have flat noses while others have pointed noses. Even within a breed, dogs can have different sizes, from tiny Maltese pups to huge Great Danes.
The same applies to dog training, when an owner first takes a dog home, he or she should study the characteristics of the breed being adopted and use those characteristics to help choose the right training methods. This means that an owner must have knowledge of the dog's physical, emotional and social traits, which can help make up a trainer's list of dog behaviors. There are other factors such as breed-specific characteristics that the owner should also know before deciding on a trainer.
One of the characteristics of any dog is its trainability, meaning how well does the dog respond to commands and training. Trainability refers to a dog's behavior when it comes to commands and training, how good is the dog at learning a task. Trainability is one of the most important traits of a dog, and how well a dog behaves is one of the best indications of how well it will perform in the future. All of the training methods mentioned in this article are based on specific characteristics of the dog. Trainability is such a large part of dog training, that it deserves a whole chapter all to itself.
# Training in the Beginning
A number of first time dog owners make a big mistake in the way that they try to train their dogs. When a dog is first adopted, it is best for a dog owner to make the transition as slowly as possible. There is a chance that the dog will become anxious when it is first placed in a new home, but giving the dog a chance to acclimate will help settle the dog. It will help build a solid foundation for the new family.
After the dog is placed in the home, the owner needs to get started right away on teaching the dog its new task. Most dog owners make the mistake of taking a week or two to start training their new pet. This can have serious consequences when it comes to training, because, by the time a dog is in its fourth week or so in the home, the dog has been exposed to the people and the home so long that it has already started to become accustomed to the place. So when you begin your training, it will be difficult to convince the dog that he is going to be learning to do things outside of the comfort of his own home. It is much easier for a dog to understand that this is what he is going to have to do if he hasn't seen it in action, or smelled it, or tasted it, or even heard it in his very own environment.
Most of the new dog owners that I see first hand have no idea about how to train a dog at all. There are a number of different reasons why it is best for a dog to be trained slowly. The new dog owner may be worried that if he is too strict with his dog, he will ruin the dog's relationship with him. Also, the owner may not be sure how to introduce a new dog into his or her family without getting the dog overwhelmed by the sheer number of new experiences. These are valid concerns for any new dog owner, and we can address them once you are ready.
#### **Time Is of the Essence**
When you go to a obedience training class, one of the first things you learn is that time is of the essence. The trainer always tries to have a strict schedule of lessons, and he will often say things such as, "You must have this done in three sessions or four sessions of lessons." The classes are a great way to structure your training so that you are learning things as you go along, and you can't make mistakes.
When you begin your training with your dog, it will be harder to learn things the same way. You may think to yourself that you would never dream of taking your dog to a class where the instructor told the owners to have their dogs trained in a specific time span. For the first six weeks or so that you have your dog, you will find yourself training at home much of the time. In fact, for the first month or so, you will be learning lessons as you go, so it will be easier to train at home.
You may have a plan of training your dog from time to time, and you may try to put it into a structure. In some cases, you will train with your dog one day a week. In other cases, you might have regular lessons once a month. In the beginning, it will be difficult for you to keep a strict schedule. You will probably learn lessons as you go, because that's how you learn in general.
The key here is to remember that the best training is training that happens in the moment. Once you get a regular rhythm of training, you will find that you don't even have to think about what you are doing—the learning just happens naturally.
There will be some situations that come up during your training where you will have to make some decisions. You will have to say yes or no. You will have to decide what is more important, and you will have to decide what to do. All these decisions will become easier for you with time and experience.
# Chapter 8
# Why I Believe Dogs Are Self-Aware
"If you want to understand something, look into it closely and then look again. What do you see?"
Many people have an opinion about training. They will say, "I hate training." Or they will say, "Training is boring."
And this may be true. Training may be boring. It may be frustrating. It may be hard. But there is one thing about training that is true. And it's a good thing. It's that if you want to understand the nature of learning, it is important to understand the nature of training. You can't just look into something and then decide what you think about it.
Dogs are perfect examples of how it works in the world. There is something about training that makes it impossible for dogs to look at it and say, "I don't want to do it, and that's why I don't do it."
We can look at a dog and say, "This dog will always do this. That dog will always do that." But we are missing a very important part. If you want to understand learning, you must look at training and training and then look again. And you will realize that the nature of training is nothing more than the nature of the learning that occurs.
Look at the way a dog learns to walk on a leash. When you first teach your dog to walk on a leash, the dog is not paying any attention to you. He walks along next to you, as if you weren't there. But as he gets a little farther away from you, you will start to pull the leash. And as he gets even farther