do dog whistles work through walls

Do dog whistles work through walls?

If you use a dog whistle as part of your dog training then you’ll expect your dog to respond to your whistle commands and, at times, you can find yourself in some strange places which may involve walls. You could find yourself in a building or in an environment where your dog is behind a …

how to train a dog to sit

How to train a dog to sit – learn the simple and fast way

Getting a dog to sit is easier than you think. If you apply a little doggy thinking then you can get any dog to sit. You’ll be able to get your dog to sit down quickly, easily and without having to use any type of force. In fact the way we are going to do …

what is a spaniel working test

What is a spaniel working test?

At some point many owners of working spaniels may consider entering their spaniel ( and themselves ) into a spaniel competition. A great start point for novice handlers and their dogs are spaniel working tests. But if you’ve never entered a spaniel test before what can you expect?  Will you be prepared for the competition …

are springer spaniels easy to train

Are Springer spaniels easy to train?

Springer spaniels are lively, loveable and great family dogs that have high levels of energy and enjoy an active lifestyle. Many people consider Springers as pets or as working dogs and often wonder about the trainability of the breed and how difficult is it likely to be to train a Springer. The great thing about …

how to train a spaniel to get over an obstacle

How to train a spaniel to get over an obstacle

An important activity for any spaniel is to be able to safely negotiate obstacles such as fences, gates and dry stone walls. Whether your spaniel is a pet or working dog, teaching him to clear obstacles will help him and you when out on walks and when working and will make outdoor excursions easier for …

how to deal with a spaniel that won't return when called

How to deal with a spaniel that won’t return when called.

A common problem for some spaniel owners and, for dog owners in general, is that of the spaniel that runs away and won’t come back when called, or at all. Many owners have tried several things, the most common of which is running after the dog. In some cases they can chase the dog for …