Dog Training Australia

Five Essential Commands You Should Teach Your Dog

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Five Essential Commands You Should Teach Your Dog

Pets are certainly one of the greatest joys in life (dogs especially!). However, if they are to be a functional member of your family, they need to be raised with some basic rules. The love and affection received from your new companion can undoubtedly be tested by unruly behaviour. While there should be a period of grace while your new pet adjusts to their surroundings and family, there will come a time when training your dog is appropriate and essential. “Training can start from as young as 7 weeks old, and they learn fast!” Training your dog communicates what is...

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Five Tips to Make Leaving Your Dog at Home a Breeze

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Five Tips to Make Leaving Your Dog at Home a Breeze

Have you had issues leaving your prized pooch home alone? Unlike Mcauley Culkin, they may not have all the resources to deal with your absence. Excessive barking and other bad behaviour is a common sign your dog is missing you and the attention you bring them as a member of the family. In severe circumstances, your dog may even develop a form of separation anxiety It’s essential you teach them from an early age how to thrive on their own, so you’re free to live your life. A dog should add to your lifestyle, not hold you back. So that...

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Can Your Dog Contract or Spread Coronavirus?

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Can Your Dog Contract or Spread Coronavirus?

By now, we’ve all heard or been affected in some way by the unfortunate spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recently announced the virus’s status as a global pandemic, due to the significant speed and scale of spread as well as the perceived lack of political commitment globally. The ensuing heightened caution and panic have most people concerned with their health more than ever. Even those that are not at a high risk of contraction are rightfully concerned about the health of their more vulnerable friends and family. For many, dogs are part of the family,...

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Training Your Dog With an E-Collar - 101

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Training Your Dog With an E-Collar - 101

Electronic collars, or e-collars, are a method to train your dog's behaviour remotely. They've been around for a long time although the technology is continuously improving. This means they're more effective and efficient than ever at stopping excessive barking behaviours in your dog. E-collars used to be very limited in their design and were harsh the dog being trained. While effective, it was not the most humane way to treat a pet.  Fortunately, we know that this level of intensity is not required to get great results. New e-collars utilise sound, citronella sprays and/or mild and human shock to deliver...

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The Top 5 Dog E-Collar Training Mistakes and How to Fix Them

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The Top 5 Dog E-Collar Training Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Using an e-collar to correct your dog's behaviour can be a beneficial and effective solution. This outcome, however, only holds when the e-collar gets utilised correctly on your furry pal. Misusing an e-collar, whether intentionally or not, is something you should never do. With proper care, dog training collars are relatively simple to use. However, there are a few common errors that owners consistently make. Here are our top five mistakes you need to avoid and how to fix them.  1 - Expecting an E-Collar to Solve All Your Dog's Problems Before you even begin researching dog training collars, you...

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