The Ottawa Valley Dog Whisperer
Dog Whisperer Rules and Boundaries
Guiding your dog in the right manner, incorporating structure, including rules and boundaries is a fundamental part of fulfilling the role of Pack Leader and provides you with an opportunity to create a closer bond with your dog...
EDUCATION - DOG WHISPERER RULES
from the Ottawa Valley Dog Whisperer's perspective
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Learn about Dog Whisperer Rules:
Defining the key terms 'Rules' and 'Boundaries'
The basic and essential method behind successfully teaching a dog rules and boundaries
RULES AND BOUNDARIES
Commonly defined as an authoritative principle set forth to guide behaviour or action.
1. Border the invisible line that divides one physical area from another
(for example respect for another's space, yielding; waiting for
permission to go through and out a door, down the stairs etc.)
To succesfully teach Dog Whisperer rules & boundaries to your dog:
1. Be aware and in control of your emotions;
2. While using patience and confidence;
3. As well as determination and persistence.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON DOG WHISPERER RULES
Go to the 'GOLDEN RULE'...'On a daily basis the human must make sure that they satisfy the needs of their dog's physical, psychological and spiritual requirements. It is very important to ensure that these three requirements are fulfilled in the correct order of priority, at appropriate times, in the right way and in the right amount. The order of priority is the basis for the Golden Rule'...click on the 'GOLDEN RULE' navigation button below
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2. Limit the point at which something (i.e. a specific behaviour) ends or beyond which it becomes
something else. For instance, when a behaviour is within the realm of normal and then escalates beyond
that limit into the realm of chaos (unbalanced, creating over excitement, anxiety, aggression, etc.)
SECOND...provide direction by effectively communicating with your dog in a clear, consistent manner. Keep in mind that dogs receive communication from us in various forms; they watch how we human's position our bodies, they look at the expressions on our face, they use their sense of smell, they note how we are breathing, they sense our general state-of being. Remember, if you are directing your dog to 'calm down' and you are not calm yourself - you are leading by example, the wrong example. If, instead your state-of-being is the polar opposite (you are calm); you are leading by the right example...asking for calm by being calm. You are clearly and consistantly supporting the message you want your dog to receive.
By mastering this concept you can help your dog while empowering yourself to be an affective Leader.
Not anxious, without anxiety or
Acting confidently, confident in
stating a position or claim.