Tag Archives: dog training

Crate games!

16 Apr

For the past few months, we have been regularly practicing “crate games” with Ilsa and Gumbo following the protocol designed by Susan Garrett. This training technique is amazing for teaching dogs to LOVE going in their crates – and more importantly, it teaches them to be calm once inside.

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Building an awesome recall

16 Jan

We’ve found that the single most important command to master for almost all aspects of training is the “come” or “here” command. Not only is this one command critical for obedience and retrieving/hunting, but it also has the potential to save your dog’s life.

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