Here are some useful free dog training tips that will make their dinnertime a little easier for you to deal with. Do your dogs jump all over you at feeding time? Do they sometimes knock the food dish out of your hands and slurp up the resulting mess?
We used to have something like that happen to us, then we spoke to a fellow who spoke fluent dog. He set us straight and gave us some free dog training tips that really make the dinner thing a lot easier to deal with.
As you know, dogs are pack animals. In the wild when the pack takes down an animal the alpha dogs (or wolves) eat first, then the rest get their turn. Besides getting the choice bits, this also allows the alpha dog to get his (or her) saliva all over the meat.
The other dogs or wolves then get their share, but with the alpha dog’s taste already there. This helps establish the alpha dog’s position.
Free dog training tip #1 then, is to spit into you dog’s food before you give it to him. This helps to establish you as the alpha dog and makes the rest of your training a bit easier. We got quite the look from our dog the first time we did that. It helped to control that #115 pound Rottweiler.
Free dog training tip #2 is to have your dogs do a “down, stay” while you prepare their food and put it down. Have them maintain the stay for several seconds before giving them the release word. Again, this helps establish you as the boss dog.
Free dog training tip #3, which may not work for certain dogs, or puppies, is to feed them once per day. If they haven’t eaten it within a few minutes you remove the dishes, clean up, and they can wait until the next day. This helps to establish a routine, as well as your dominance, and helps to ensure that the dogs will actually eat their dinner.
Keep in mind that dogs in the wild might go several days without eating. Then, when they do get to eat, the food has the top dog’s saliva all over it. The dogs learn their place that way.
You can find a lot of free dog training tips all over the web, but these have worked well for us and the guy who gave them to us teaches the same tips to all of his clients. Dog feeding tips like these may seem a bit odd, but they work well and they work within the dog’s natural behavior.
Give them a try for at least a week and you might just find your dogs to be a little easier to control.
Dogs? In World of Warcraft? Sortof. Hunters can tame wolves and use them for various purposes. To help train their wolves they use the Hunter Canine Pet Treats that you can find in the World of Warcraft Cookbook.