Clicker Training

February 15th, 2010

When used during the initial phases of training, learning comes quickly. Here’s why: Think of the click as telling your dog he is doing something right at a split second in time. The clicker is valuable because it improves the timing of our communication with our dogs. To communicate to the dog that you want a particular behavior to increase, you must communicate it the instant the desired behavior occurs.

Some Words of Advice

February 14th, 2010

Say your command once. For example, if you repeat the command over and over, your dog will think that he is supposed to sit only when he hears, “sit, sit, sit”.