Why train your dog?

by Dawn Comins // November 2017

Why train your dog?

Of course taking your dog to training has many benefits for them, but what’s in it for us?

 

Build a better bond with your dog

 Dog training requires that you spend lots of time with your dog, learning new things and getting rewards. This is the foundation of a great relationship between a dog and owner – and by training regularly you are guaranteed to strengthen that special bond you share.

 Good exercise

 It’s not just your dog that runs around during training – it also gets you moving, particularly if you are doing a sport like agility. We all know regular exercise is vital to stay in good health so by training regularly you and your dog can look forward to a long, happy, healthy life together.

 Make friends

 Going to dog training classes or a regular group is a wonderful way to make friends with people who love dogs just as much as you. And having a network of friends who are also passionate about training can be handy when you want some advice about a training problem – or if you just fancy a long walk with others.

 Learn new skills

 Whether it’s the patience to persist on learning a new exercise, or learning how to motivate your dog the best way, you are sure to develop a range of new skills if you commit to regular dog training sessions.

 Enjoy more freedom

 Dog training teaches a dog to be well-mannered and adaptable. Once this is achieved, you have the freedom to take your dog with you everywhere you go, on days out or even on holiday.

 

 If you want to find out more about our classes and join our friendly Dog School family please contact the Dogs Trust Dog School Devon on 01392 826080

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