A K-9 Tip:

My Dog is Dumb and Can't Be Trained
The most common mistake young trainers and dog owners make is that they think all dogs can be trained the same way. Dogs are categorized into six different distinct personalities, and each personality has a different training method that we begin with, but may modify as we work the dog. People do not understand that their second dog may not respond to what you did with your previous dog. For the best results have a professional trainer evaluate your dog and show you how to train your dog. Some dogs are trained with food rewards, some are trained using training aids such as clickers, remote collars, sound devices, and whistles. Still others are trained with praise, correction and motivation. No method is right for all dogs and using the wrong method, or the right method improperly will surely frustrate both you and your dog.


Things We Can Learn From a Dog

Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be pure ecstasy.

When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.

When it’s in your best interest, practice obedience.

Run, romp and play daily.

Eat with gusto and enthusiasm.

Be loyal.

Never pretend to be something you’re not.

If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.

When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by and nuzzle him.

Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.

On hot days, drink lots of water and lay under a shady tree.

No matter how often you’re scolded, don’t pout; instead, run right back and make friends.

Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.

And finally,
When you’re happy, dance around and wag your entire body!

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