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Senior dog training

senior-dog-trainingDogs of all ages have the capability to learn. Puppies are the most pertinent ones to train such as potty training, but senior dogs are willing and have the mental mindset to keep learning new things. Some senior dogs have had little training and need more work.

Some senior dogs have had plenty of training but their owners just want to keep them engaged. Whatever the reason, it is never impossible to teach a senior dog “new tricks”.
Senior dogs are defined as dogs older than seven generally speaking. This does depend on the breed and size of the dog as smaller dogs become seniors in later years. Senior dogs have had much more experience and have been more socialized. But just because of that does not mean that senior dogs do not still have more to learn.

Training a senior dog is easier...

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The Importance of Training your dog

Appenzeller_Dog_PuppyPeople have all sorts of reasons to have a dog for a pet.

Some want a companion, some want a new family member, some want a guard dog. Many people end up taking home a dog that is completely fluffy and adorable and the cutest thing ever, but have no idea the work and the responsibility that comes with owning a dog.

Sure that little fluffy thing with the tail and big eyes and ears is sweet and precious, but it will need attention, discipline and structure.

Naturally in the wild, dogs are a pack animal which means they live in a society consisting of several dogs. This is the same for domesticated dogs of which their pack can consist of other dogs, animals and humans. A pack relies on structure and discipline to keep the members healthy and content.

Domesticated dogs that rely on their human...

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