Articles in the category ‘Clicker training’

Clicker training for dogs

Clicker training for dogs is a training method that involves the use of an inexpensive clicker tool that makes a clicking sound to help instruct your dog what you want him to do. It is a gentle, positive method of obedience training that demands patience, but which can be very effective and even fun for both you... read on

Clicker training for dogs

Clicker training is a method used to teach animals to perform a specific behavior through positive reinforcement. Clicker training is most commonly used with dogs and cats, but has also seen success with many other animals including dolphins, rabbits and horses. Clicker training dogs has become increasingly popular over the last several years due to... read on

Clicker training for dogs

Another wonderful thing about using a clicker to train your dog is that it can be used as an “occasion setter”. Here’s how it works. You know how excited your dog gets whenever she hears the bag of treats rustling? Or when you pick up the leash? She has made associations with these activities and... read on

Animal training is all about effective communication. The more precise, consistent and accurate that communication is, the quicker the animal learns. And one of the best tools to use is a clicker. Clickers are used to quickly and precisely communicate to your dog that what they did was exactly what you were looking for and... read on

To the mat Wouldn’t it be nice if your puppy would go to its mat and lie down nicely on cue? It can happen, and once you’ve taught this behavior you can use it in many ways. For instance, you can place the mat wherever you need the puppy to go – in the car,... read on

You can teach your puppy some useful and desirable behaviors (not just obedience commands) by using the clicker. Clicker training is probably the simplest and fasted way to teach your puppy neat tricks, fun commands and polite manners. Of course you need to first familiarize your puppy with the clicker. You do this by loading,... read on

People often think of clicker training as a fast and easy way to teach basic obedience commands, such as “sit” or “come,” but it can also quickly shape puppy behavior in ways that establish a productive and happy relationship, right from the start. “Puppies understand very well and quickly that a click means something good,... read on