Behavior Training

Behavior  | Behavior posts, training information, advice & news  for the Kerry Blue Terrier dog.

Is a Head Halter Right For Your Dog?

  In a book by a popular and generally well regarded dog trainer, under the heading “Equipment to be avoided, and why,” it says that a head halter is the wrong choice for walking your pet because “It is very uncomfortable to be pulled around …

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What Does It Take To Earn an Obedience Title?

The obedience exercises are designed to demonstrate the usefulness of the purebred dog as a companion to man. The Novice exercises test the dog’s ability to perform the basic commands-heel, sit, down, stay, stand, and come. They are not called basic because they are easy, …

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Tethered to Success

Four short feet of cable can help teach your dog to keep the peace. Tethers can be used to great advantage to help manage a dog’s behavior in situations where he could be a nuisance otherwise. For many years, I have been a vigorous and …

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Once Bitten

There are few things quite as disconcerting as having your own dog bite you. I can recall with crystal clarity the time our Scottie nailed me in a classic case of redirected aggression. He had taken an intense dislike to a Labrador Retriever who had …

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Simply Shocking

Electronic containment systems (aka fenceless fences) may be convenient for dog owners, but they are not safe for dogs. Rufus is a typical adolescent Labrador Retriever: Large, full of energy, and eager to explore beyond the boundaries of his Richmond, Utah, yard when released from …

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New Dog, Now What? Ten tips for starting a good Life with your new dog

  Reprinted with permission, Belvoir Media Group, LLC. For subscription and other information, call (800) 424-7887 or visit www.whole-dog-journal.com.WDJ Privacy Policy You’ve adopted a new adult dog into your family. Congratulations! As you search for information to help you help your new furry family, member …

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Kerry Trainers: Sorted by Country, State and City

  This list of trainers was compiled from comments made by your follow Kerry owners. All these trainers have worked with Kerries. Another good source of trainer contacts is Certification Council for Pet Dog Trainers at http://www.ccpdt.com/rstr/index.html This Council is the body that certifies trainers …

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