Shepherd mix puppy
obedience training for puppies

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SHEPHERD MIX PUPPIES: We have 6 of these adorable puppies, 1 female & 5 males. Some have longer coats, some shorter. All are energetic, social and love to play with each other and with their toys.
These sweet little guys (who will grow up into big guys!!) are looking for homes where they’ll have good exercise, lots of love, and kind obedience training.
The female and one of the males have adoptions pending.

They live in Kennels P2 & P9.
For more information contact doginfo@apsofdurham.org.

If you are thinking of bringing Border collie in your home for a pet, then you need to focus mainly on their exercise to keep them calm and well going. Border collies are one of the top trainable dogs that can perform in several activities like obedience, Frisbee, fly ball and agility trials.

Since Border collie can be destructive with their high level of energy, you need to compulsorily involve him in the exercise. It would be better if you have a lot of open space or a garden around your home where your border collie can play and wear out his excess energy. If he doesn’t get enough exercise, then it can dangerous for you and your dog. He can be highly destructive but if you train him well, then he can learn it quick and easily as he is also very intelligent and agile.

While dealing with Border collie obedience, you should involve yourself in different kinds of activities like brushing his hair coat and bathing him sometimes. You may also clip his nails and teach him the obedience. Brushing is better than bathing him regularly because with bathing, your dog may lose his protective oil from the strips of the coat.

Border collie obedience training is not much difficult as you have thought of. Due to their high intelligence, he can be easily trained as rescue and search dogs. These dogs are very friendly and don’t seem so shy with the new people as well. They respond very quickly to the commands of their masters and enjoy completing the task given to them.

Just the key factor to Border collie training is patience and positivity. If you deal with positive behavior with your dog, then he is supposed to learn better and quick.

With positive approach in the training, you can make out the best from him. Reward your border collie with treats when he obeys any of your commands. This motivates him to repeat the same task at your commands in the future as well. But do keep patience as it surely take some time to bring the improvements in your border collie.

You can learn to train even the most stubborn breed of dogs within some minutes if you find some really good tips and suggestions from somewhere. Currently I am involved with Dog Trianing Club which  is a site that has a lot to offer regarding several effective training tips for your dogs to make the dog training easy and exciting.

 

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