In order to have an enjoyable relationship with your dog, there has to be clear communication and obedience. By understanding one another, both the dog and dog owner are happy and understand each other’s boundaries.
A former dog handler in the Israeli Army, Or is focused on positive reinforcement. We chatted with Or on his experience, expertise, and the ins and outs of curbing excessive barking.
Crate training is a great tool to have as it creates a quiet and safe place for your puppy. It also secures them in a place where they aren’t chewing on furniture or wandering around the house while nobody is watching.
Being able to take your best friend on hikes, lunches in public places, and hanging out with friends are all possible once your dog is trained to greet visitors gracefully.
As with everything, dogs need to be safely exposed to different interactions to avoid building negativity towards it or creating a traumatic experience. Before a dog can swim, they need to be properly introduced to water positively and at a young age.
Today, Fi's professional dog trainer, Or Nessim, is teaching us the basics for allowing your dog to walk off leash. Not only does off leash walking allow your dog to explore and have freedom to roam, but establishes trust and communication between you and your dog.
One of the most common issues dog owners encounter daily is being pulled by their dogs while on a leash. Ideally, your dog should be walking beside you with a loose leash - but it’s not as easy as it looks!
An issue many dog owners struggle with is having their dog engage with them or be enthusiastic to interact when treats are not present. It requires time, repetition, and dedication to achieve this.