When I started the Natural Dog Training blog, there was hardly any information on-line about how to use Natural Dog Training with your dog. So starting this blog was a bit of an experiment for me - would you even be interested? How effective could a "blog" be at...
I'm midway through the article on answering our dogs' second most important question: Where is the Danger? In the meantime, it occured to me that many of you who have been working on Natural Dog Training techniques might have some pretty cool stories about how...
I’ve been pushing and playing tug with my 1 year old Lab (Aengus) each morning for the past month or so and the results have been tremendous. Before I started using NDT techniques, Aengus would give all of his energy to other dogs but not much to me or my wife.
Now, he leaps at me when we are pushing and tugging. I’ve also taught him to speak in the last couple of weeks and this really gets his energy up during our exercises. His recall over the past month has progressed to the point where I can immediately call him away from playing with other dogs. We also regularly play hide and seek with him and he comes charging after the hidden person.
My relationship with Aengus is so much more satisfying now and I look forward to making the bond even stronger. Thanks!
— Don, New York