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Over the years I’ve found that one of the things new dog owners always seem to be searching for is “The” cure for their dog’s bad behavior. When I say bad behavior that covers all sorts of things from barking, jumping, soiling in the house, you name it. When the dog gets a little older, if bad behaviors are not corrected, it seems that the behavior quite often turns to the fearful dog or the aggressive dog.

Curing all those bad behaviors is not particularly difficult but ideally the training should start early sometime between 4 to 6 months of age. The reason we start early is to teach good behavior before your beloved pet learns the bad behavior.

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Most experts recommend some kind of formal training for your dog. To have the best possible relationship with your beloved pet, you will need to not only understand how your furry friend views what goes on in your house, but also look into what causes some of the responses that your dog will display.

Your dog is still an animal at heart. Many dog owners and enthusiasts have been said to project human emotions onto their pets. Nobody argues that dogs experience the world differently than we do. Experts know that dogs have their own range of canine responses to situations that we do not fully understand yet.

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If and when you decided to go out and look for a new dog from the local shelters and rescues, most people usually don’t look specifically for an abused dog. However there is that group of compassionate people out there that simply have big hearts and are willing to bring an abused dog into their homes and their life. Let’s talk about training that abused dog.

You may find that fearful little dog that is simply too fearful to approach you even though you can tell that it really wants to. The next thing you know you are on your way home with your new fearful dog at your side.

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Want the secret to training any dog? I have never seen a dog that could not be trained. With that being said, I have seen dog owners and dog care providers that never took the time to train their dog and then wonder why their pet is out of control.

Ok, here is the secret….Desire, Consistency and 15 minutes a day. Yes, it’s just that simple.

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