Dog Training Yourself. Dogs In The Park is bringing dogs and their owners together in new, enriching ways: our webinars provide in home dog training when it's convenient for you, and where it's most comfortable for your canine family member. The dog world is now flooded with information on ways to train a dog: YouTube, TV shows (The Dog Whisperer, It's Me or the Dog, etc.), movies, magazines, books, advice from friends and family, and memories from those psychology classes you took in college, and what you remember from past dog training classes.
Training with improper equipment can cause boredom, loss of patience, irritation and discomfort for the dog. About the only thing that various methods agree upon is that you have to establish yourself as the pack leader, alpha dog, top dog, leader of the pack, head honcho, the Boss, etc. Electronic dog training collars have been in use for many decades.
Dogs are a constant source of companionship and fun, but bringing one into your home is a life-long responsibility.
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You can do a ton of dog training yourself. If you want to improve something, it's important to start small and stay consistent. Beverly Ulbrich is a Dog Behaviorist and Trainer and the Founder of The Pooch Coach, a private dog training business based in the San Francisco Bay Area.