Rushton Tips & Tricks to Keep Your Dog Safe & Content

  • Keeping your dog “SAFE” is a priority in the first few months
  • Enrol your dog in a “training and socialisation” class
  • Go to a “Positive Reward Based” trainer
  • Only use “Positive Reward Based Methods”
  • Use “High Value” treats such as Chicken, Sausage, etc.

  • Don’t use shop-bought treats! Find the treat your dog will do ANYTHING for. This is your dogs HIGHEST MotivatorOnly use Flat Collars with or without a Harness.
  • Mix your dog with many other dogs and novel situations, and aim for a “Positive” experience not “Exposure”.
  • If you are having any problem or feel that you need assistance simply Contact Us and we will be more than happy to help.
  • Knowing that you can call your dog back to you, whatever the circumstances is peace of mind and makes off-lead walks safe and satisfying.

Whatever your dog picks up, be confident that he or she will not eat anything that can cause harm. This method can also be used with… This is particularly useful for hunting breeds, it will allow your dog to willingly give up anything in return for a nice treat. This is a focus exercise and is great to get your dogs attention and keep it. Be consistent with your “Cue Words” when training and not to […]