My dog does not come when called . . . Dogs do not come when called because they have not been trained properly to do so. A dog needs to learn what the word “come” means by association and positive reinforcement. The dog has to first learn to come
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Common Behavior Problems – DVD
The Common Behavior Problems DVD addresses how behavior problems are the #1 cause of surrender among dog owners. Understanding why a behavior occurs in the first place will teach us how to prevent it from happening or recurring.
If an inappropriate behavior is not replaced with a more appropriate behavior, the inappropriate behavior is continually reinforced and becomes a bigger problem. Proper socializing also plays a vital role in the behavior of your dog as an adult.
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Amber Cottle’s Tips and Advice
Nipping: Young puppies typically will try to mouth or nip especially between 8 and 12 weeks of age. You need to find out who the dog is nipping and when so that we can better understand why it is happening. Is someone rough housing with the puppy,
Jumping up is a social behavior that can take a long time to correct. I recommend teaching the dog to sit whenever it greets a person. A good way to start this training is to do some hand feeding with the dog so that we can get a lot of repetition