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Finding a Trainer for Your German Shorthaired Pointer

Find a Trainer for Your German Shorthaired PointerWith so many people marketing in the industry of professional dog training right now, learning who’s truly best to train your German Shorthaired Pointer can be overwhelming. What to consider for when picking a professional to help you with training your German Shorthaired Pointer:

How to Find a Trainer For Your German Shorthaired Pointer: What to Look For

  • 1) A good reputation, inquire and get insight from the vet, other German Shorthaired Pointer 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 German Shorthaired Pointers.
  • 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 German Shorthaired Pointer’s well being.
  • 6) Memberships with reputable associations, organizations and training clubs.

Standard German Shorthaired Pointer Obedience Tips

Training must be a positive and rewarding experience for both you and the German Shorthaired Pointer. If you’re not in the best mindset for training, don’t even think of beginning. Always reward the German Shorthaired Pointer for obeying your orders to the tee! A prize is anything that your German Shorthaired Pointer desires and is willing to work for. Edible treats are the expected prize but other treats could be verbalized admiration and toys. Many shorter sessions are typically better than a single long one. Training shouldn’t involve any degrading comments or consequences. There should be no yelling, no smacking or hitting, no leash yanking on training leashes or collars, and absolutely no electric shocking! Every single training opportunity is to be enjoyed and confidence-building with treats for a job well done.

Training German Shorthaired Pointers with head collars

Pulling on the lead is one of the few unpleasant requirements of raising a new German Shorthaired Pointer puppy. Utilizing a head collar for German Shorthaired Pointer training has become very popular during the last decade. Training with a head collar does have some advantages over the traditional training collar. While very simple to utilize, it is vital that head collars are fit correctly and your German Shorthaired Pointer systematically introduced to the collar. Head collars are typically more intuitive to use than a traditional training collar. Head collars are quite powerful when controlling German Shorthaired Pointers in difficult situations.

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