About Me

tips for training stubborn dogs

Do you have a dog that just doesn't seem to listen to you? How much time have you spent really training your dog? Do you know how to really train your dog? If you have spent time working with your dog and he still doesn't follow your commands, there may be things you have done wrong, or your dog could just be a little more stubborn than others. My site will give you some tips to train difficult dogs. I have had some of the most stubborn dogs and I have managed to get them to learn what they need to know to be safe, happy members of our family.

tips for training stubborn dogs

Dogs Who Can Benefit From Online Training

by Catherine Bishop

If you're a dog owner, you want what's best for your dog, and often that includes dog training. But in some cases, you and your dog may need the help of a professional dog trainer to learn to communicate and work together better. Going to an in-person dog training program isn't always an option, but you have the choice of online dog training programs as well. 

Here are some examples of dogs who may need an online dog training program.

Dogs Who Live In the Middle of Nowhere

If you and your dog live out in the country, you may not have many dog training programs that you can attend in-person within easy driving distance. You may have one or two programs available, but they may not be top-quality ones. Driving a long distance to access a training class can be expensive and time-consuming. By looking online, you and your dog may be able to access a wider world of competitively valuable training programs.

Dogs Who Have Special Needs

If your dog has special needs, working from the comfort and privacy of your own home may be their best bet. For example, if your dog learns more slowly than many other dogs, an online class that allows your dog to work at its own pace can be very helpful.

If your dog has physical differences like deafness, for example, you may be better able to accommodate for that if you train your dog from home. Special needs that make traveling difficult for your dog can also be a good reason to take classes from home rather than in person.

Dogs Who Have Anxiety or Behavioral Concerns

In some cases, your dog may need to work alone (especially at first) rather than in a group of dogs. For example, if your dog is a rescue who's still learning the basics of housetraining and still learning to trust, then your dog may still be skittish with other dogs and humans around.

In this case, concentrating on learning while in a group may be difficult for your dog. You may want to start out with basic training online from your home until your dog has learned to trust you and knows basic commands as well as skills like leash walking. Then you can focus on socializing your dog with other dogs later.

These are just a few examples of situations where your dog may benefit from enrollment in an online dog training program. An online search can help you discover a wealth of available training programs that you can access via the internet.