Dog Training- Simple Obedience

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What do you mean by simple obedience, and why is it important?                 Simple obedience is the core of your dog’s training.  It is what allows you to begin to control your dog, and reinforces their view of you as master.  It also gives you an opportunity to start introducing your puppy to pressure.  What we at Honey Brake refer to as “simple obedience” is a small set of basic commands: sit, here, down, and stay.  Simple obedience commands will be used every day of your dog’s life. How do I get my puppy started on simple obedience?                 To...
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Dog Training- House Breaking

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      House breaking your puppy is an extremely important step in any puppy’s training, even if you plan on keeping it outside or in a kennel as it grows up.  House breaking, like crate training, is another way to introduce your puppy to positive reinforcement and to one of the most important words in training, NO.       You may wonder why you will need to house break your puppy if you plan on keeping it outside or in a kennel.  First off, if your pup doesn’t use its kennel as a bathroom, then that means less...
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What do you mean by socializing my puppy? Working dogs are most effective when they are able to operate in distraction free situations that they are comfortable with.  Dogs become uncomfortable when placed in a situation that they are not familiar with.  For example, a dog that has never been around a group of people can be perfect on the training grounds with its master, but then be put into a hunting situation or field trial situation with strange people around and be too scared to leave its master’s side, or be so distracted that it doesn’t listen to commands. ...
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Dog Training-Crate Training your Puppy

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Thanks for checking our new blog out and hopefully its something that will provide you with some cool, interesting and meaningful information. Be sure to check back in with us every Monday for new info. Over the next few months, we will be documenting the process and progress of the training and development of Speck and Moon.   Crate Training   This is hugely important – why?? This kennel should be the pups happy place at the end of the day, and getting started right is super important. Your pup will spend a lot of time over the course of...
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Dog Training- Getting Started With a New Puppy

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     We are happy to announce we are launching a new blog about dog training.  The blog will be posted every Monday, and will follow the progression of the two newest additions to our HB Gun Dog team, Honey Brake’s Running on a Full Moon (call name Moon) and Honey Brake’s Louisiana Troubadour (call name Speck).  Both of these pups will be under the care and direction of Jared Mophett, our head guide and we will be looking forward to keeping you posted on their progress as they develop.  We will outline a little bit about each puppy, and...
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