Resources Beyond PawZup

Favorite Trainers

The world is filled with excellent positive dog trainers who are willing to work together to help families and dogs. If you need information you won’t go wrong searching on these sites.

“TOP” paw-sitive trainers:

ORGANIZATIONS

Interested in learning more about Dog Training – check out some of these organizations.

Favorite organizations:

Interested in becoming a Dog Trainer?

Best Resources

Here are my favorites books for your personal dog library. I have linked most of the book titles directly to the authors – their hard work and wisdom deserves the reward.

Favorite”TOP” reading list:

Favorite “VIDEO” trainers:

  • Gabor Korom, Dogschool of Népsziget, HungaryMirror Method training incorporates positive reinforcement through the use of a clicker. The trainer teaches the dog by encouraging it to mimic his or her actions by three basic strategies.
    • – Building the relationship with the dog and establishing its ranking order in everyday life
    • – Teaching the dog by using only positive reinforcement and the clicker with absolutely no force or negativity involved
    • – Enforcing the dog’s required lifestyle by providing him with the opportunities to work down his instinct-energies
    • YouTube include:

 

Kids and dogs – Leave It

Teaching “Leave it” 

Level One:
Showing “Leave It” Behavior

  1. Put a treat in your hand and show it to your animal before closing your fist over it.
  2. Ignore him as he tries to get the treat from your hand – you may be pawed, licked or nibbled on.
  3. As soon as he looks away or at you, say “Yesss. Good boy/girl.”
  4. Immediately give him a treat from your other hand.
  5. Play game until he begins to look away immediately.
  6. Take a break and have some dog fun…

Level Two:
Teaching “Leave It” words

  1. Present the hidden treat and then introduce the words “Leave it.” Use a non-command, no
  2. When he is

“Leave It” Games
Do these games in number order

Game One:

  1. Next place the treat on the floor or tabletop with your hand over it.
  2. Do the same as you did before.
  3. He must look away before he can have a “different treat” in its place.

Game Two:

  1. Once he can leave that, place the treat on the floor or tabletop with a cloth over it.
  2. Walk by – when his nose looks at it, say “Leave it.”
  3. When he looks at you give him a better treat from your hand.

Game Three:

  1. Place some food on the tabletop and walk a short distance away.
  2. As soon as he looks at the food, say, “Leave it.”
  3. Give him a better treat when he turns from the forbidden object to you.

Kids and Dogs – Gentle

Meet Rhys a fun preschooler who is learning to be gentle and not wild, learning calming techniques and manners as his visits his Aunt Mary and learns how to work, play and love on delightful Teagan. Having a dog with manners can make all the difference in the world in the development of good communication and family relationships. Lets start with learning to be gentle.

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Kids and Dogs – Sharing – Turkey Jerky

Turkey Jerky – Dogs Love it
and if your kid eats it… It’s safe and still yummy.

Meet Rhys a fun preschooler who is learning his own calming techniques and manners as his visits his Aunt Mary and learns how to work, play and love on delightful Teagan. Having a dog with manners can make all the difference in the world in the development of good communication and family relationships. Lets start with learning to share.

Promoting community safety while living, loving and laughing with your dog pal.

Sharing Game

  1. Prepare a pile of small tasty dog treats. If you have only one dog, prepare a pile of small tasty dog treats AND a small pile of human treats.
  2. Begin with the word “Share” and hold a dog treat.
  3. Say, “This one is for (dog’s name)” and give treat
  4. If you have more than one dog, look at the dog who did not get that treat and say, “Share” hold the dog treat.
  5. Say, “This one is for (other dog’s name)” and give treat
  6. You can also put yourself into the mix or the cat or not present dog friend.
  7. Play until all treats are divided up.

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