How to Build Intense Focus with Your Dog

How to Build Intense Focus with Your Dog

Robert Cabral Dog Training, Problem Solving Leave a Comment

Let me start out by saying this was just an impromptu video that I shot in my house last week. I was working with Goofy and Maya on some new “core strength” exercises when I realized that I had never made a video on how to build focus with a dog using rewards delivered from my mouth. I also call …

Play With Your Dog

Play with Your Dog

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I was talking the other day with a fellow trainer and some interesting topics came up; one I thought I would discuss here. It seems people are all-too anxious to “train” their dogs and miss one of the most fundamental elements necessary to train: relationship.  I’ve discussed this over and over again in my lectures as well as my articles …

Taking Treats Gently

Training a Dog to Use a Soft Mouth

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One common problem that people get annoyed with is when dogs nip at their hands trying to get treats.  The most commonly perceived solution to this is to pull your hand away from the dog and say NO.  Then upon trying again, the dog repeats the same behavior.  It becomes frustrating for both you and your dog as the dog tries …