Course Category: Impulse Control

Assignments

We know that dogs who lack impulse control often turn into reactive dogs so we need to start small and work on this concept at…

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Calm on Cue

Teaching our dogs to chill out can be quite a challenge, and how do we know if it’s really working? Can you teach “relaxation”? Can…

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Wait

Ideas for cues: “wait”, “one sec”, “hold”, “pause”Dogs don’t naturally have city-smarts, so crossing a street is just crossing a street. Waiting for a traffic…

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Say Please

Ideas for release cues: “okay”, “go say hi”, “off you go”We are taught from a young age to say “please” for what we desire –…

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Elevator Game

“Elevator” is a great game to play with dogs of any age and size. This exercise builds impulse control in dogs and teaches them to…

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A grey haired dog balancing a treat bone on its nose.

Did you know that dogs who have issues with reactivity or frustration are almost always suffering from a lack of impulse control? They are not…

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