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Three Items to Consider Before Starting Dog Training

Updated on May 27, 2009

Many factors can weigh in on you wanting to get your dog trained from the obvious of wanting him to listen better to the getting him ready for showing. However here are some items that you will want to consider prior to finding a dog training program and I decided I would make a list of items that I always consider prior to getting my dog into a dog training program.


The first item that you are going to want to take into consideration is if you want to have your dog trained by yourself or someone else. Now some programs that you can find will train your dog for you, but others will want you to be the one doing all the training. The ones that actualyl perform the training do tend to cost a little bit more and you might still have problems with your dog listening to you after the training because you were not present during the training. The programs that you are present for though can be time consuming on your time, but you will then know exactly how your dog is going to react to each one of your commands.


The second consideration is you are going to want to find a class that will give you some aid and time consideration insgetting your dog trained at home. Just because they are in class doesn't mean that your not going to have to do some homework. So you will want to find a program that will teach you that you only need about ten minutes a day to successfully train your dog which will work best for many people and not put a strain on our precious time.


The most important item that you are going to want to take into consideration when looking for a dog training program is finding one that will work out best for you and your dog. Now this might mean talking to the trainer with your dog present to make sure that the program you are looking into and the trainer will be acceptable for you and your dog.


While you will want to make sure that you find the proper dog training class for you and your dog the way that the program works can vary greatly depending on the trainer. So you will want to make sure that these three needs are met. Remember that a dog training program is one great way to get your dog to listen to you and everyone else that you want him to listen to.


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