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Using A Rottweiler As Therapeutic Pet

There are some therapy dogs who simply provide affection and love to those who are ill, and there are some who can actually help with physical therapy and healing. Studies show that interaction with therapy dogs in either plane of assistance speeds the healing process. Rottweilers, despite their tough exterior and questionably negative reputation, make great therapy dogs. Working with your Rottweiler and training him or her to work in therapy can be a rewarding experience for both you and your dog.
In contrast to the aggressive image of the Rottweiler that is conveyed all-too-often, they are actually a very gentle and sensitive breed. With proper training, positive reinforcement, and extensive human interaction, Rottweilers are a …

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How to Train Your Dog to Stay Off the Sofa

When training your dog to stay off the sofas there are a few simple rules that should be followed to optimise your success. Firstly, it important to ensure that everyone in the family follows the ‘no dogs on the sofa rule’ as failure by anyone in the family to enforce this rule is likely to result in  nothing but confusion for the dog. In addition to this, it is also important to consider what will happen when the dog is left alone in the house – what areas of the house will you allow the dog access? Ideally, you don’t want your pet to have access to sofas or chairs while you are out of …

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How to Stop Dog Food Aggression

If your dog growls when you or your children approach his food bowl during mealtime, you need to be aware of a potentially serious problem. Dog food aggression must be nipped in the bud before your dog bites you or your children.
As dog food aggression is often linked to other behavior issues, you should examine your dog’s routine and life. It is probable that your dog has other unresolved behavior problems.
I recommend Secrets to Dog Training for all aggressive dog behavior problems. This outstanding course will help you to understand the reasons for your dogs aggressive behavior, and will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to put an end to this problem. Check it …

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Training Your Dog to Listen to You

Why Won’t My Dog Listen To Me?
This is a common question that most first-time Dog owners ask me. Before I answer your question, let me ask you a few instead:

Do you use cookies, collars, head halters or clickers to make your Dog listen to your commands?

Do you have to raise your voice every time you want your Dog to listen to you?

Does your Dog always come or sit on command – anytime and anywhere you want him to?

If your answers are mostly in the negative, its time you seriously reconsider your role as a sincere Dog trainer and an ideal pet parent.
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Easy Dog Training Tips

There are many species of animals that share a bonding with the humans… Foremost among them, the men most loyal friend has always been the Dog. Humans and dogs are depended on each other for protection and survival through thousand of years. Any more information -video lessons-dog training

Its not matter that what you are trying to teach your dog the main thing is the process should be easier. Here are the few basic guidelines which makes the process easier:
Keep yourself cool:
Fair, calm, and consistent training is the best way to get your dog to obey and respect you.
Practicing with videos:
If going to classes or hiring a dog trainer is not in your budget, then you …

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Must-know tricks to teach your dog

Getting a pet is often the easy part, especially if that pet happens to be of the ‘four legged’ variety.
If you are trying to teach your dog a few tricks and finding the ‘going’ a tad frustrating, then you definitely need to read this article. Getting advice on ‘dog training’ is a cakewalk but getting good advice, now that’s another thing altogether. The problem is further compounded by the fact that each ‘doggy’ website seems to be more intent on providing its own unique take on ‘dog training’ than providing pet owners as yourself with any useful advice. But don’t fret, for I have managed to gather a few secrets of a professional dog …

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Dog Whining

Dog whining is a frequently met behavior that many dog owners would like to get rid of. There are a few methods that can be employed to help and stop dog whining. If you are facing this problem, here’s what you can do about it.
The secret for a successful dog training that deals with the cessation of dog whining is to start as early as possible. Also, there are a few important aspects that you have to bear in mind. You must be fully aware of the motives your dog has to use this method of expression. Dog whining as well as dog barking are part of the dog’s means to tell you something. Whining …

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Aggressive Dogs are not Born They are Man Made

Dog aggression can be a very serious problem. So why do some dogs become aggressive? They may feel threatened or they may feel their territory is being threatened. Dogs that are insecure and lack confidence can also be aggressive. Also we can not forget that if a dog is mistreated or abused this can definitely lead to aggression.
We see biting as a display of aggression but we sometimes overlook that dogs that bark and lunge at people or other animals are also displaying aggression. Aggressive behaviour has to be dealt with immediately before it escalates into a very serious situation. Possible injury to a person or another dog or …

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How To Stop A Dog From Chewing

Most normal dogs will bite and chew. While you cannot completely erase this behavior, you can regulate it and influence the dog’s behavior. To control your dogs’ chewing behavior, you should know why he chews or bites. Chewing habits can you unnecessary inconveniences because your dog may chew your socks, shoes, books, money etc. Chewing not only harms your household possessions, but it can affect your dog’s health too because he may chew items like electrical wires or pointed objects.
Reason of chewing
Usually dog’s chew when they are teething. Teething causes irritation based on what the dog chews. When the growing teeth pierce your dog’s gums, it causes an unusual feeling and is a painful experience. …

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Dog Training Methods: How Dog Training Has Evolved Over the Last Few Decades

When you look down at your brand new, small and tender puppy peacefully sleeping in its little bed, it’s hard to think that in just two to three months it may grow to be 40, 50, or even up to 100 pounds depending on the type of breed. And although its behaviors may cute at the moment, like jumping up and putting his front paws on your body, these actions will be far less enjoyable when your dog is all grown up and literally knocking you over.
Your best bet is to start training your puppy from day one so that he can learn proper manners as he grows into adulthood. Puppies that are not trained …

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