> Now you are just being facetious.
little ones, because you can force control and stop accidents from
happening. With a bigger dog, you don't have proper handling
techniques to rely on, so handling the dogs together like that would
be dangerous, because as your handlers jerk and ***their dogs
to restrain them, they become more aggressive because of positive
thigmotaxis combined with pain and intimidation.
> > for the dogs IMO
> and decide that the Yorkie is a fun play toy?
under those circumstances.
> with a mellow larger dog or one of it's own size.
> breed owners. Even in play, a toy breed can be inadvertently
to me you operate out of fear, rather than by using your intellect.
What do you do, pair them up so the big dog will protect the little
one? You really expect us to believe that?
> temperment. I don't put a bully pup out with a shy, scared pup.
call "training" class, and you do that till the people run out of
dog, if you can string them along forever...
> put more pups out together. Depends on the class.
> > amongst young puppies for instance) should be taught one to
> > one, and not in a class environment.
> My dogs are on leashes. They are safe.
and not being able to address behavior problems. It's the same
reason our "experts" recommend crates, they've hit the wall for
> >identify the action/behaviour with a word...
> So, when you are in the luring phase, how do you let the dog know
> he's done right?
> and then once he's sitting you say SIT (and that becomes his
> positive word marker, or praise if you want to call it that.).
> Thats a bit backwards.
That doesn't sound at all like HOWE Marilyn trains: "I wouldn't want
to confuse the dog.... I prefer to Identify the action with
the word and immediately praise - simple as that.
Seems to me you're the one having difficulty understanding dog
> > action with the word and immediately praise - simple as that.
HOWE to do it.
hurt dogs to train them, because you aren't bright enough to outwit
a puppy dog.
> >socialisation groups where pups were encouraged to get along
> >with older dogs and visa versa?
> Well, that isn't part of the cirriculum I use.
appropriate handling techniques, and these little issues are beyond
your capability of training the handlers to work the dogs through
such conditions. Get the heel outta this business.
> tolerates puppies.
> Come see Gunnars Life:
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