stubborn dog | Dog Trainer Brisbane

How to train a Stubborn Dog | Dog Trainer Brisbane

Do you know a stubborn dog? Often people will say that they have a stubborn dog who cannot be trained unless the human is firm with the dog. As with most things in life, it’s a little more complex than that. It is not just about how firm or kind we are with our dogs.…

Crate training your puppy

How to Crate Training a Puppy | How to pick the right crate

New puppies are the best! They smell so fun and funky-good. Puppies have boundless amounts of energy. They are soft and cuddly and playful. But they need training, in everything. They need to learn how to calm themselves. Puppies need to understand where it’s appropriate (and not) to go to the bathroom. They need to…

How To Teach A Dog To Stay | Building A Positive Bond With Your Dog

How To Teach A Dog To Stay | Building A Positive Bond With Your Dog

Having your dog stay on command is an important skill that your dog should know.   “Stay” tells your dog to remain in a “sit” or “hold” position until you release them. Teaching your dog to stay is an excellent self-control exercise.  It also has practical uses and will keep your dog safe.  For example, teaching…

Positive Reinforcement in Dog Training | Fur Get Me Not

Does Your Dog Trainer Use Positive Dog Training Methods?

The Australian Veterinary Association recommends positive dog training methods as the preferred method of training dogs. Dog training is about developing good behaviours and building a strong relationship with your dog. In this article, we take a look at positive reinforcement training in detail.  Then we discuss why it’s the preferred dog training method.  Finally,…

3 Awesome Dog Tricks to Teach Your Dog | Dog Training Brisbane

Does your dog know these three Dog Tricks? | Dog Training Brisbane

Dog tricks are a great way to provide mental stimulation for your dog.   Boredom can cause destructive behaviours like chewing, digging and barking. We recommend all dogs be trained in the basic commands – sit, drop, come, stay and “leave it”.   Most dog tricks build on the basic dog training commands. Positive reinforcement training Positive…