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Basic Training, Part 4: Watch Me

In part three of my Basic Training series, I talked about the command, “Down” and how to use it in everyday life. In part three, I am going to talk about the command, “Watch Me.” “Watch Me” is one of the first commands I teach my clients. It is one of those commands that I find so easy to incorporate into everyday activities and life. Plus, I love how it helps build trust and a connection between owner and dog. It is a lovely command. Below are some ways that I recommend using it in your everyday life. Before meal times I like to ask my dog to sit and wait while I get their food ready. Then I wait for them to make eye contact (watch me) before I release them to enjoy their meal. It teaches t

Basic Training, Part 3: Down

In part two of my Basic Training series, I talked about the command, “Sit” and how to use it in everyday life. In part three, I am going to talk about the command, “Down.” Down is a very common command and most people will teach it to their dog right away. But surprisingly, a lot of dogs have a hard time with this one. I will go over how to teach the command to your dog, but first, I want to share some ways you can use down in everyday life. When guests come to the door. Nothing is more annoying than going to a friend’s or family’s house and having their dog jump all over you as soon as you walk in the door. Most people don’t like having dogs paw all over them, but this is even worse if you

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