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HOME SCHOOLING YOUR DOG — HERE

LESSON SEVEN. HERE.  Long ago, when we had our first dog, we were meeting our family at a Broadway theater and we had everyone’s ticket. Before catching the train, we decided to give our dog one more walk. While trying to clip on his leash, he saw a deer and bolted off. He never learned … Continue reading

HOME SCHOOLING YOUR DOG — WAIT

LESSON FIVE. WAIT. Dogs love games. It doesn’t matter if they hear give paw or leave it, it’s an opportunity for a treat. Wait is a game too. It’s a game of Mother, May I for your dog. Wait teaches your dog to be polite. For example: Don’t race out of the door while I’m … Continue reading

HOME SCHOOLING YOUR DOG — DOWN

LESSON THREE. DOWN. In the last lesson your dog learned Sit. Now we’re going to use the same steps to teach him Down, Once again, get your good treats ready. l. Just like when you were teaching sit, put a treat between your index finger and your thumb. 2. Say nothing at this point. 3. … Continue reading

HOME SCHOOLING YOUR DOG — SIT

LESSON TWO. SIT. Okay. You’re probably thinking, “My dog know how to sit.” Here’s a chance to review it and add in a hand signal to go along with the command. Get your good treats ready. l. Put a treat between your index finger and your thumb. 2. Say nothing at this point. 3. Move … Continue reading