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Finding a Trainer for a Azawakh

Find a Trainer for Your AzawakhWith so many guys advertising in the world of professional dog training today, learning who’s actually best to look after your Azawakh can be overwhelming. What to prepare for when deciding on a professional to help you with training your Azawakh:

How to Find a Trainer For Your Azawakh: 6 Things to Look For

  • 1) A good reputation, ask around and obtain recommendations from the doctor, other Azawakh owners, or local kennel clubs.
  • 2) Experience. – Inquire about their background, i.e. number of years experience.
  • 3) A genuine love of and devotion to Azawakhs.
  • 4) Extensive and up to date knowledge. Dedicated trainers keep themselves updated by attending dog training and animal behavior courses, conferences, seminars and workshops.
  • 5) Their training methodology and handling skills. A good trainers first concern should be the Azawakh’s well being.
  • 6) Memberships with reputable associations, organizations and training clubs.

General Azawakh Obedience Tips

Training has to be a pleasant and enjoyable situation for both you and the Azawakh. If you are not in the best mood for training, do not even begin. Always commend your Azawakh for listening to your commands exactly! A treat is anything that your Azawakh desires and is willing to work for. Snacks are a great reward but other prizes could be verbal commendation and toys. Multiple brief sessions are demonstrated to be better than 1 long one. Training shouldn’t contain any negative components or consequences. There should be no shouting, no hitting or smacking, no leash yanking on choke leashes or collars, and absolutely no electricity! Each training session must be enjoyed and reinforcing with treats for a job well done.

Training Azawakhs with head collars

Yanking the lead is one of the few unpleasant tasks of raising a new Azawakh puppy. Using a head collar for Azawakh training has become standard throughout the last decade. Training with a head collar does have some unique advantages over the usual training collar. Though it’s very easy to use, it’s crucial that head collars are fit correctly and your Azawakh properly introduced to the collar. Head collars are pretty much more easy to use than a typical training collar. Head collars are quite effective when training Azawakhs in tricky situations.

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