Dog Training Articles by Neuman K-9 Academy

Our dog training articles are intended to help you train your dog or puppy at home. Professional dog trainer, Josiah Neuman, writes about some of the most frequently asked questions he hears at the Academy as well as popular topics in the media.

If there's a topic you'd like to learn more about, please feel free to contact us and we'll consider adding it to our dog training articles library.

>> Dog Training Commands - By Josiah Neuman

Dog training commands are the most effective way of communicating with your dog. Let them know that you will make the decisions; that you appreciate their loyalty; but they can relax and feel confident under your leadership. (read more)

>> Food Aggression and Resource Guarding - By Josiah Neuman

Resource guarding and how it relates to food aggression are important to understanding how we can safely disarm and co-exist with our canine companions.
In this dog training article, we give specifics on what you can do - and why hand feeding is NOT the solution (read more)

>> Dog Whispering or Dog Training? - By Josiah Neuman

What is dog whispering? Will it work for my dog? These are questions we hear often, and much of it revolves around media publicity. In this article, we uncover specific canine behavior and how it relates to dog training and what is referred to as "whispering". (read more)

>> Sport vs. Personal Protection K-9 - By Josiah Neuman

There are many differences between a sport and personal protection k-9. The dog itself should have similarities such as solid nerves, stable character, as well as the physical ability to do the job. In this article, I am going to discuss the similarities and differences that you should consider if you are looking for a sport or PPD prospect. (read more)

>> Treadmill Training Your Canine - By Josiah Neuman

Dogs on treadmills date back to the early 1900s. Each and every boot camp dog that comes to Neuman K-9 Academy is trained to run on the treadmill. In this dog training article, we share some insight from our hands on experience to help you get started with your canine... (read more)

>> The Impossible Canine - By Josiah Neuman

The Impossible Canine is a dog training article that discusses tips and techniques we employ into our training program when dealing with the most difficult cases. We give you four simple tips on how you can re-shape your dogs
behavior... (read more)

>> Dog Training with Food or Treats - By Josiah Neuman

The three most widespread arguments against employing food as a motivator in training are: 1. The dog will only work when treats are present. 2. Distraction proofing with treats is ineffective. 3. It cheapens the bond between dog and handler. Here is our 2 cents on the topic... (read more)

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