There are three main reasons:
1) Physical exercise
2) Mental stimulation
3) Cooperative behavior
Training is a means of providing an animal with a more fulfilling life. Those of us who work as animal behaviorists don’t look at training as a luxury or a fringe benefit, it is an essential part of an animal’s life.
[…] When applied to house training your puppy or even an older dog, drawing very clear distinctions is important. We know that peeing and pooping are necessary vital functions and to reprimand a dog for doing that is simply inhumane. The old fashioned ways are simply unacceptable. In addition to being unnecessarily cruel they also can produce fallout behaviors. Read More > […]Pingback by House training tips for your dog | Lifestyle Okanagan Blog on August 11, 2017 at 4:41 pm