Dog Training: Relationship-Based Training

Dog Training: Relationship-Based Training

dog training at homeRelationship-based training blends various coaching techniques but concentrates on a more individualized way for both dog and owner. It is the relationship within dog and human that motivates everything. This method aims to satisfy the needs of the dog and the trainer, to promote communication, and to increase their bond. Basically, it’s about being mutually useful.

Reading the Dog’s Body Language

dog training bookReading the dog’s body language is one of the necessary things that a dog owner must know how to, what rewards most drive their dog, and how to meet their dog’s basic necessity in every dog training session begins. Positive reinforcement may result into good behaviors. The dog’s atmosphere is controlled to limit possible unwanted habits. New information is built on base on previous success.

For example, a dog must learn to “stay” in a quiet room before undertaking to perform the command in a park with squirrels and kids and other distractions. Difficulty increases gradually. When a dog doesn’t show the desired behavior, the owner must figure out why instead of punishing. Is the dog focusing on distractions? Hurt? Unable to hear? Or just unwilling to perform?