How to Avoid Those Costly Dog Training Bills
An easy way to avoid dog training bills is to simply exercise your dog. For one, your dog will not have excess energy to chew on your sofa or your shoes.
Having worked in the pet care industry for over 20 years, and having been the official neighborhood pet sitter, for the 20 years before that, I have always been around dogs. And they have always captivated me. There has always been something about the way they interact with each other that attracted me to learn more about them.
It is interesting to know that all dogs from all over the world, whether it is from China or England, they all speak the same language. All dogs communicate using mostly their body language, voice and smells.
As dogs are more observant to details than humans, they can recognize the simplest things. The can recognize a squinting of the eyes, looking in another direction or hair rising on the scruff (back) of the dog.
This brings us back to the studies of wolves and how their hierarchy affects how they interact with each other. But now that dogs are living in a completely new environment, say in a suburban area with little or no nature around them, we must begin to start taking into consideration their emotional needs.[clear]
Dogs that are having behavioral problems most often do not need to be trained, or even hire a dog training expert. They usually just simply have too much energy store up into them and they cannot burn that energy locked up in a house or apartment.
Think about it….when is a human child most likely to get themselves into trouble, or start bad habits? When they are bored. When they don’t have an outlet to express themselves or their energy. Right?!
The same principle can be applied to your fur child.
So, the best ways to exercise your dog and get them tucked out are:
1. Play a retrieving game like fetch or Frisbee. Lots of running is involved and it will get your dog in an extremely great state of mind.
2. If you are familiar with dog training techniques, you and your partner can stand at opposite ends of a park and practice name recalls, or the come command.
3. Take your dog jogging, biking or rollerblading with you. Please take the necessary precautions for these sports.
4. Walk your dog! It is sad to know that the majority of dogs do not even get a formal walk every day. Yes, fenced in yards are great, but a quick let out, doesn’t compare to a lovely walk around the block. Many dog owners simply don’t take their pet outside, other than the backyard. So a walk would be tremendous to get your dog active.
5. If you find yourself just too busy already with life’s many responsibilities, contact a Professional Pet Sitter and Dog Walker, to assist you in expending your pet’s energy! Hire a bonded, insured pet lover who walks dogs for a living. They’ll assist you in keeping your pet exercised, walked, groomed, trained, healthy, and happy. A tired pet is a happy pet!!
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