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Training A Black Russian Terrier

Lassie, watch out! You may have met your match. When searching for a dog with the ability, the intelligence and the determination for training - for recreation, for show or for sport - the Black Russian Terrier rivals any breed for ease and fun. This is especially true if the owners are as willing as the dog will be. [...]

Border Terriers and Earthdog Trials

Because of their long history as working hunting dogs, Border Terriers still retain much of their hunting instincts. While they have found success in present day agility and obedience trials, they really excel in Earthdog trials. As a matter of fact, more Border Terriers have won American Kennel Club Earthdog trials than any other breed. If you're looking for a way to get involved in competition and exercise with your Border Terrier, Earthdog trials are a great option. [...]

Border Terriers and Training

Border Terriers are well loved for their energy, intelligence and even their touch of a clownish streak. But, like many terriers, Border Terriers are independent and have a tendency to run towards dominant personalities. Without the proper training, they can be stubborn, quick to chase, and not afraid to initiate a fight with any other creature that rubs him the wrong way. In order to ensure that our Border Terrier doesn't become the head of your household, proper training and plenty of exercise will be key to showing him who is in charge. [...]

Irish Setter Training Issues

The Irish Setter is a very enthusiastic and affectionate breed that is eager to form bonds with human owners and do anything in its power to please them. At the same time, they exhibit a very individualistic personality and once they have established certain habits, it can be hard to change them. As such, it's important to begin training your Irish Setter from a very young age, and to take the proper approach when doing so. [...]

Border Terriers and Hunting

Border Terriers enjoy a long history as working dogs going back at least two hundred years. They were originally developed by the Robson family in the middle of the 19th century to hunt fox, rabbit, and other small animals around the border between England and Scotland, which is how they earned their name. While Border Terriers are not the most popular hunting dog in the world, they certainly are still used for hunting both in North America and in England. In this article, we'll take a look at training and where hunting is available in the United States. [...]

Border Terrier: Did You Know ?

Border Terriers are energetic, playful, clever dogs that are devoted to their favorite person or family. Like many terriers, they tend to have dominant personalities, but this attitude can be trained out with early obedience training. These active little dogs excel in most dog sporting events, including Agility, Obedience, Flyball, and Earthdog trials. They respond well to positive reinforcement training and are famous for their love of food, so food treats are an excellent way to reinforce good behavior. Perhaps not the best choice for the youngest of children, Border Terriers are nevertheless excellent companions for families if trained properly. [...]

The Bouvier des Flandres and its Temperament

Every dog has his or her own temperament. Part of it is in their genetics, but a large part of it is in the training the dog receives from the time they are young puppies. The Bouvier des Flandres is a dog with a great temperament, but they can be dominant in their household or they can be calm, submissive, and gentle. The training they receive from a young age will help to steer them in the right direction towards becoming the perfect family dog. [...]

Bouvier des Flandres : Is This The Dog You Want?

The Bouvier des Flandres is a very attractive dog with many wonderful qualities. In addition to being loyal, intelligent, and good-natured, they have an excellent reputation as a working dog that has served many people in need. While these qualities make the Bouvier des Flandres sound like the perfect dog, he may not be the perfect dog for you. [...]

How Easy Is It to Train the Brittany?

Basic obedience training is a must for any dog owner. Starting this training at a young age helps to establish lines of communication early so that there is no confusion between what an owner expects and what a dog provides. Many owners forget that the commands they communicate must first be processed through the mind of a dog before being carried out. A lack of patience, understanding, and consistency is often what leads to frustration, not only in the owner but for the dog also. [...]

Appropriate Activities for the Brittany

The Brittany is a breed of dog that will need much in the way of both physical activity and mental stimulation throughout most of its life. Otherwise, as with all dogs who become bored, destructive behaviors are likely to follow. The young Brittany pup can be somewhat impulsive, prone to whimpering, and submissive urination. As the rule goes, a tired pup is a good pup. [...]

Training Your Great Dane

The Great Dane, although a large dog breed, is a great house dog. Though they may tend to be active, a few minutes or so of regular exercise daily is all that it needs to be able to maintain its figure. The Great Dane in general is very bonded to humans. However, if left untrained, they can be aggressive and dominant to other humans and other dogs. One of the most important aspects of keeping a dog is being able to train it. First and foremost, obedience training is a must. Though your Great Dane is a people-dog, those that are not trained can knock down kids, put their feet on the dining table, drink water from sinks, and exhibit other negative traits. [...]

Bullmastiff and Animal Aggression

As wonderful as dogs are, most dogs will exhibit some sort of aggression at one time or another in their life. For the bullmastiff, animal aggression is a problem that has many owners running straight to their local dog trainers. [...]

Bullmastiffs and Temperament

The Bullmastiff is a dog that can be described in many ways, especially when describing their temperament. They are a very good-natured dog that loves being around people. They do tend to be stubborn and willful, which is why they need an owner that is capable of being firm. Believe it or not, not every owner has that ability. Some owners love their dog to a fault and are incapable of being firm, which is only harming the dog in the end. A well-disciplined dog is a happy dog. The Bullmastiff is one such dog that needs to be well disciplined. [...]

German Shepherds and Schutzhund

German shepherds have been successfully trained in many different sports and activities due to their intelligence and endurance, as well as the fact they are very adaptable to training. One such training program is known as Schutzhund. Schutzhund is a German word meaning "protection dog", and was developed in Germany in the 1900s as a way to test the German shepherd dog to see if they possessed the traits they were originally bred for such as the strong desire to work, courage, intelligence, obedience, strong bond to the handler, perseverance, and protective instinct. Schutzhund training is a way for trainers to determine if the dog still has what it takes. [...]

Bull Terrier Boot Camp: How to Train Your Bull Terrier

Bull Terriers are ideal pets, even if they are not meant for a first-time dog-owner. Being full of energy and playfulness, it is imperative that it be trained to live with people and other household pets. Neglecting to train your Bull Terrier, or any dog for that matter, will give you many headaches, especially as the puppy grows and becomes more difficult to manage in terms of size. Here are some of the basics you need to know to train your Bull Terrier effectively. [...]

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