I began my dog relationship at 17 years of age (1972) with a crossbred kelpie, I took him to obedience classes and trained him to a point that he was good enough to enter obedience trials except he was not allowed because he was not purebred.
So I turned to instructing other people how to train their dogs under the guidance of some very good people. I then got a Purebred Border Collie from friends and mentors of me at Fyneglen kennels... Read More
While most dogs that you can get your hands on would eventually acclimatize it to living with you following your rules of the house, different dog species have different levels of intelligence. Oftentimes, trainers who are in search of a dog that will aid them in specific activities such a hunting, cattle herding, guiding, therapy, and so on, prefer working with one breed more than others. For example, Kelpies are a breed of dog that is known for their prowess in training and their intelligence.
So research and understand your requirements for a happy canine human relationship before choosing a breed.
Select Your Dog Carefully
Ask yourself why you want to have a dog. If it is because you would like the companionship and are a lover of animals, you do no need to worry about which breed of dog is more suitable. However, if you need it for a specific purpose, dogs with a reputation for responding to training such as the Australian kelpie can come in handy, if you have the desire to sustain their insatiable appetite for working, or a Rottweiler or one of the guard breeds if that is what you desire.. Dog training tips for all dogs are similar and easy to implement for a happy life together, if you follow simple strategies outlined in my book. dogtrainingforhappylife.com.au
Beginning your training
Your research on beginning dog training should begin before you acquire your pet. Look up basic dog training tips for beginners on the internet and get to know what is required of you, if you have access to the space that the dog would need, the equipment, and the time. All this should be considered when you want to find a suitable dog to have.
Suitable Training Methodologies for your dog
Training varies with breed – dog training tips for kelpies might not be the same as that for other dogs. However, the basic training ideas are the same – you have to be patient, repetitive, and consistent. Happy puppy dog training involves perseverance and care of your pet beyond all else.