1. The 3 Most Important Training Tips: Sit, Stay, and Come
Once your dog knows these three elements, everything is easy!
2. Have Mutual Respect
Treat your dog like a member of your family because your dog IS a member of your family. If you have respect, your dog will also do the same!
3. Do Not Use Choke, Shock, or Pinch Collars
Did you know that Petco refuses to carry shock collars? Why? Imagine if you were training at a new job and your boss put a shock collar on you. Every time you made a mistake or misunderstood you got shocked. Doesn't seem like the best and most effective way to train don't you think?
4. Speak in Complete Sentences
This may go against everything you've ever heard about training dogs. With the 1 minute dog system, we speak in complete sentences. Why? Because it really works! Also, we use please and thank you when we speak to our dogs. It helps tremendously!
5. You Don't Have to Be the Alpha Dog
Wisdom and understanding is the BEST and most effective way you can train your dog. Being the 'Alpha Dog' could scare them or cause them to be aggressive.1