2.1 Management Concepts

Before a dog learns obedience skills, there are two important management concepts (1) Prevent Issues and (2) Build Engagement (focus and attention). Our methodology emphasizes on building positive bonds, hence the emphasis on finding ways to not scold them for things that dogs naturally do. We prevent issues by understanding the reasons the issues arise …

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2.3.1 Common puppy misbehaviors

Barking and whining (fear/attention/dominance/anxiety) Chewing furniture (boredom/teething/attention) Mouthing people Peeing in wrong places Running around the house Pulling/lunging on leash Chasing moving objects Jumping on people Counter surfing/Stealing food Not coming back/Escaping Fear Dominance Resource guarding High anxiety dogs

5.2 Fear in Dogs 2

What causes fear in dogs? Dogs that seem scared of everything can be products of nature and nurture. A dog’s genetic makeup, early experiences, environment and daily life can all have an impact on their temperament. Lack of Socialization A common reason for fear in dogs is a lack of positive exposure to new people, animals and …

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5.2 Fear in dogs

A little bit of stress, or fear, in life can be normal. However, it becomes a problem when your dog’s reaction becomes extreme and persistent. If you pay keen attention, you’ll be able to see it in their body language or behavior. They’re likely doing one or several of these things: Spontaneously eliminating in the …

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