Force Free Dog Training
Force free dog training is a science-based training style that reinforces desired behaviors and routines for your dog while minimizing unwanted ones. This training methodology discourages the use of physical force, bark collars, choke collars, chain collars, prong collars, and electronic collars. Basically, force free trainers do not use or recommend using any tactics designed to startle, intimidate, scare, or cause pain to your dog, as these can hurt the dog-human bond and can make learning scary!
Biscuits Doggie Daycare and Pet Resort has a dedicated team of pet care professionals that utilize force free dog training tactics to better improve your dog's socialization and relationship with their environment and handlers. This training style is the most up to date training methodology and has been proven to build better bonds with dogs and their owners. Biscuits Doggie Daycare and Pet Resort offers training services in the form of behavior consultations, puppy preschool, puppy kindergarten, day training, and private lessons.
Force Free Dog Training at Home
Force free dog training can be practiced at home to teach any behavior and to help reduce unwanted behaviors. Through the use of these techniques, you can successfully teach your dog leash manners, recall ("come"), basics like "sit", "stay", and "down", crate training, "leave it", and more! The possibilities are endless with force free training - and the training sessions are fun for everyone involved!
Many dog owners already practice force free training throughout the day and don't even realize it. A great example of this at home is using the "denying a reward" technique. For example, if your dog displays the undesirable behavior of jumping up on you when you come home, ignoring them will deny them of your attention. This is considered denying them a reward as the reward they are seeking is your attention. This also helps with other behaviors like demand barking. By not looking at, speaking to, or petting your dog while they are demand barking, you're ignoring this behavior and waiting for them to calm down. When your dog has calmed down then you can reward their calm behavior with attention. In time, your dog will begin to understand that remaining calm and quiet is the way to go!
Professional Force Free Dog Training
Force free dog training is no easy task, as there are many factors that come into play. Each dog has their own reward systems, past experiences, and individual preferences that make working with them a unique experience. Consulting with a professional dog trainer can make a world of difference and help greatly sharpen your own training skills. It is important for you to contact your veterinarian if you suddenly notice a change in your dog's behavior to rule out any medical causes.
Dog trainers at Biscuits Doggie Daycare and Pet Resort will work with you and your dog to help with a variety of behaviors! These include leash manners, polite greetings, safety basics such as "drop it", "leave it", and "wait", and basic manners such as "sit", "stay", and "down". Trainers at Biscuits also work on teaching and strengthening recall through activities such as the "name game", "touch", and even "fetch". Biscuits trainers work hard to establish trust and build handler focus with the dogs they train with.
Contact Biscuits Doggie Daycare and Pet Resort to learn more about force free dog training services for you and your beloved pet.