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Breed specific dog training and why you don’t need it


A common misunderstanding among dog owners is that their breed of dog has specific training needs. This belief is perpetuated by trainers, vets, books on the breed and breed forums, so it’s no wonder that so many people believe that their specific breed has specialist needs.

breed specific training

First off, let’s look at why the myth exists

Here’s an example or two:

You’ve got a husky. ¬†You know that (more…)

How to train a sled dog

Sled dogs are beautiful, from pup age onward, and are becoming increasingly popular thanks to Disney films and the like. As such, I now receive calls fairly frequently from slightly panicked owners asking me how to train a sled dog, as someone else has just told them that they are impossible to train! So I’m going to use this article to address what’s important to them, why they are different and how (more…)