Training Tips

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Everyone working with a Pyr could use some good training tips and we present several below as PDF files you can download or videos you can view on Facebook, courtsey of trainer Roman Gottfried. The "Dog to English" Translation Chart reproduced below should serve as a helpful reminder for canine body language. The purpose of fostering is to care for your foster dog and prepare him/her for adoption.  During that time it's important to encourage certain desirable behaviors and discourage negatives one. 

Preparing Your Foster Dog for Adoption:  Please read this PDF for foster volunteers outlining our expectations for fostered dogs.

PREPARING YOUR FOSTER DOG FOR ADOPTION

Training Good Behavior P. 1   Teaching Basic Commands P. 5
Food Guarding  P. 2   House Training P. 6
Counter Surfing P. 2   Crate Training P. 9
Getting on Furniture P. 2   Leash Walking P. 12
Door Behavior  P. 4   Dog Toys/How to Use Them P. 15

 

The following videos and links can help modify problem behavior and reinforce good behavior. 

General Behavior

Nothing in Life is Free Training

Excitement Control:  https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1431283246887980/

Options-Problem Solver: https://www.facebook.com/romansholisticdogtraining/videos/1664601276887196/

My Dog Jumps On People:  https://www.facebook.com/romansholisticdogtraining/videos/1535315523149106/

Living Peaceably with Cats and Dogs

Spay And Neuter:  https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1435769129772725/

Alpha Boot Camp, or Who's in Charge Here?

Alpha Theory Debugged: https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1442340989115539/

Click the image below to view an enlarged PDF version.

Dog to English Translation

New Dog

Increasing the Odds of a Successful Adoption

Pyr Problem Solving

Adopted a Dog, Now what: https://www.facebook.com/romansholisticdogtraining/videos/1567139196633405/

Time And Space:  https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1436670139682624/

Adopting A Rescue:  https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1432105776805727/

Adoption Trauma:  https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1430560316960273/

Dogs Shelter Trauma:  https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1614423965240573/
 

Puppy Training

Hyper Puppy:  https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1443353385680966/

Is your Puppy Biting: https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1560556757293961/

Puppy Crate Training: https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1683825428300426/

Puppies And Kids:  https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1613544281995208/

Rebels with Paws—a Guide to Canine Adolescence

Aggression

Warning Signs:  https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1442804359069202/

Dogs are NOT aggressive:  https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1618052841544352/

Aggression VS Reactive: https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1480080262008278/

Is Your Dog Growling?: https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1740974069252228/

My Dog Bit a Child: https://www.facebook.com/100000189569097/videos/1560533480629622/

 

 

 

 
 
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