RecallRecall training is very important for all dogs. A good recall is a life line for your dog, and something that enables it to get more and more freedom. Using clicker training to teach and train the recall is very efficient and fun. In our recall training, we focus on what we want the dog to do (keeping an eye on us, staying close to us on walks, coming back to us when something unexpected happens and coming to us when being called) and reward the dog a lot for that. We never stop rewarding our dogs for the recall since it is so important. However, we do vary the rewards a lot so that the dog doesn’t know what will happen – only that something fun will happen when it comes to us. Here you will find all our blog posts on recall training.
We received an e-mail asking us to write something about recall training, so here are our thoughts on recall. Recall is something where I believe one should focus on several different aspects at the same time. I teach the dog to: 1. Keep an eye on ME when off leash2. Manage unexpected situations (ignore the […]
One of the most important things to teach your dog is the recall. The better the recall the more freedom the dog can get. Here's one of our previous blog posts on how we teach the dog the recall cue (and whistle) #ThrowBackThursday...read more
Sometimes I get the question what I think is the most important to train with my puppy. Like, where should one start? I usually answer: "Start by observing your puppy." By studying how your puppy acts in a number of situations you will learn a lot about it. Certainly,...read more
When Quling w as five months old, he discovered the meaning of life. Over night, this very energetic and pretty wild puppy that I still walked around our neighbourhood off leash, turned into a complete hunting maniac. Suddenly, having him off leash was completely out...read more
You asked - we answered. Almost a year ago we started our free online course, "Five Simple Steps to Master the Perfect Retrieve". Since then more than 400 persons have attended the course. In the course evaluation we asked about what people wanted to learn the most...read more
We received an e-mail asking us to write something about recall training, so here are our thoughts on recall. Recall is something where I believe one should focus on several different aspects at the same time. I teach the dog to: 1. Keep an eye on ME when off leash2....read more