Dogs

Advantages Of Residential Dog Training

Dog training can be tough but for most people sending the dog away to be trained is not a decision that they take lightly. Some people attend lessons with their puppy or dog training classes weekly.  There are lots of advantages to residential dog training though which we will explore here more. We all love our dogs and being separated from them can be upsetting. To help you make this decision here are some of the reasons why pet owners might decide on residential training for your dog.  

Flexible Training

We all live very busy lives and time is short for many people.  For those that have little spare time or someone that feels daunted by the whole puppy training idea or a dog that needs that extra training then there can be considerable appeal in residential dog training.

When a dog is failing to obey simple commands, it can be a major problem.  Typical frustrations suffered by those sharing their lives with a dog can be pulling on the lead, not coming when called, jumping up at people etc.  These are not always easy problems to deal with sending the dog away for training has a good appeal to it.

Residential For Dog & Owner

Sometimes on arrival at the dog’s home from the residential training centre the dog would need to relearn certain commands and skills that were previously taught. Although some residential training courses allows the owner to be onsite too and to visit the dog and help with the training too.

There is no quick fix when changing behaviours or training obedience but there is a tool that makes it much easier for the owner and the dog to communicate with one another.

Solve Complex Training Problems

Although some dogs are sent to residential dog training places are just to train the basics to them.  There are some other dogs that will be there because they need some kind of special training too. Specialist training may cost more or take longer and solving behavioural problems in dogs can take extra time compared with basic pet dog obedience.  All this needs to be considered because it will affect the length of time your dog will stay away, and it may affect how he is treated and the results that you can expect.

Do Your Research

Your trainer at the residential training centre will be a very skilled and knowledgeable person about dogs and their training.  They will be able to train a dog more quickly and more effectively than you and make fewer mistakes.According to Bob from Personal Protection Dogs “Always do your research on a well respected residential dog training centre to make sure it is the right one for you and your dog.”

Faster Progress

A dog in a residential training centre might get more training sessions in a week than he would have done at home.  This will enable him to make faster progress. If the owner can visit and stay on site at the residential training centre too this would give the dog a more consistent training program.  The dog would then also listen to the owner when they go home making the transition more smoothly and to continue the training there.

 

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