Team work: a principal point when it comes to …

Team work: a principal point when it comes to a dog and his owner. The human is the point and the dog is the partner. When I first met Ozzie after evaluating him I realized what his issues were. I was surprised at how much better than I initially thought his obedience was but there was a bigger issues looming. He had been through several other trainers before coming to me and so I was bemused to see that they didn’t identify it either.
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The issue I noticed was that Ozzie and his owner wasn’t a cohesive team which is one of the key principals to dog training. I’ll explain and give an example. What is an AUTOMATIC SIT? When walking with your dog and when you come to a STOP, your dog should automatically SIT on every stop!
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Here’s the thing, when in a walk you stop 10 times and your dog only comes to a sit on 5 of those occasions and the other 5 times he doesn’t sit but you don’t correct timely or at all, what your dog will not be doing is an AUTOMATIC SIT. When you’re not consistent and connected with your dog, listening and following through is not what he’s going to do. It’s as if Ozzie is a gambler and is willing to gamble the odds of his owner correcting him on every time he doesn’t SIT on a stop.
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So back to Ozzie, I’m working with his owner to understand and READ her dog better as well as to be consistent on every call she does with him. Because of this, she’s improved tenfold in getting better and more confident with him.
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Here he is doing off leash work, we’ll call him VELCRO dog….. @ozzietheshepherd
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