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Help with training dog?

Help with training dog? Topic: Help with training dog?
June 25, 2019 / By Bonny
Question: recently my family and i adopted a 1 year old black lab pit mix. He is very sweet in temperant, however the family that had him before us doesnt seem to have taught him more then just potty training and now we are dealing with the dog grabbing food from the table despite having dog food in his dish. When i was growing up, we always did kennel training for our family dog so i decided to try the same with this dog. However when he knows he is in trouble he hides somewhere and digs in heels in to the ground to the point where you literally have to pick him up and put him in his kennel or put him on his leash. Any advice on how to solve this problem would be helpful. He is a good dog and will sit if you tell him to but thats really about it aside from being potty trained. I dont know the family personally, i actually adopted him from a friend who was related to the owner and she had to either find him a home or take him a pet shelter. I didnt notice him taking food from her house when he was staying with her, but they dont use their table very often either for meals. He was however just as stubborn about going into a room at her house or outside as he is at our house. Oh we have had the dog for almost 2 months now
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Alberta Alberta | 6 days ago
Stop punishing the dog try not going in to direct conflict instead try redirecting and praising the good. Positive reinforcement and management will work better than fighting and correcting this dog. You want the dog to stop taking food off the table dont let the dog in the kitchen give the dog some rules. Learn about shaping and operant conditioning
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Trevelyan Trevelyan
I have always found that the best way to train a problem dog that you have not had from birth is to tap them on the top of the nose whenever you tell them NO. It sounds basic and simple and a lot of people might become reactionary and go on about it being cruel to hit dogs but I am not on about "hitting" the dog. Hitting a dog will just confuse them as they wont know why they are being hit and will lead to emotional complexes. You see, whenever a ***** wants to admonish her pups she will lightly tap the dog on the top of the nose with her paw so doing the same will trigger the dogs own genetic memory. Be careful not to use any force while doing this as not only will it confuse the dog and be counter productive the nerves and blood vessels in a dogs nose are very sensitive. If done lightly with a vocal command it should reinforce the fact that YOU are the pack leader.
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Reginald Reginald
First, get a no pull harness. That will quit her straining and pulling on the finish of the leash since it is uncomfortable underneath the palms in the event that they pull. Next, difference instructional materials, a couple of steps, and make your puppy take a seat with it is again to whatever it is over reacting to. Repete until puppy will get the proposal that calm watching is okay, and barking lunging, circling at the lead and so forth, does not get them the reaction they desire. Take treats even as jogging , kitty kibble more commonly is intriguing adequate and effortless to deliver, and supply tiny treats once they act calm or take a seat while advised. Be definite your puppy is getting lots of intellectual and bodily activity to maintain healthful and mentally/emotionally balanced. Maybe discover an agility path and teacher that you simply would paintings with, or educate your puppy to seek for matters you conceal across the apartment and backyard. Enjoy your little puppy, feels like a sensible and keen one.
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Reginald Originally Answered: In US army basic training, how is training going to be during a normal day?
An hour and a half of PT six mornings a week (3 days calisthetics, and 3 days long distance runs) You will normally march to the chow hall as a unit, and run back to the barracks individually after eating. That's three extra sprints every day. Sometimes the drill sergeants make you do some push-ups or pull-ups after eating, then run back. Sometimes the chow hall is not ready for a few minutes, so - more push-ups. The unit forms up on the side of the barracks opposite the entrance, so you have to run half around the building all the time. They hold a formation some six times a day (PT, breakfast, march to class, lunch, back to class, dinner.) That adds to a dozen more mini-sprints throughout the day (there and back.) An average day is spent in a classroom (weapons, navigation, commo, etc.) You will get a ten-minute break outside every hour or so. The breaks mean more PT. If some people are struggling on the runs, they may have to do some extra jogging in the evening - 10-20 times around the building. There is a mail call every evening - you stand in the hallway waiting for letters. For every letter you get you do 10 push-ups. If the unit acts too loud in the hallway, the drills will "drop" the whole unit. Collective punishment PT. Applied to the whole unit for offenses real or imaginary (yes, they accuse you of things you haven't done, just to beat you down more.) Bear in mind, PT may not mean push-ups - just staying in a push-up position until they tell you recover (keep your back straight!) Sometimes, punishment means weird excercises called guerilla drills (like walking on all fours, etc.) No, you will NOT get any personal time. You will get an hour to shower before bedtime. Depending on how fast the whole unit goes through the showers, you may have enough time to write a letter afterwards. You will get half a day off on Sundays to go to a chapel service, and cleaning your squad bay. You will write more letters once you're done cleaning. Of course, this is not every time. Sometimes, the "drills" leave you no free time at all.

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