Most people think of dog education as teaching the dog some commands. That is not what I mean. Teaching the dog something is in generally pretty easy and dogs follow commands in most situations. But it is important that the dog follows your commands also when the situation is a mess. And then commands which are just thought by some treats are not working. That’s why I see dog education as building up a relation with the dog and I normally do not give treats at all. I will publish several posts which point out some fundamentals of dog education and building up a reliable relation with a dog. This series will be called “successful dog education”. When that relation exists teaching the dog commands is very easy and not the challange.

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