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The best source for dog training news, tricks and treats, right from world class leaders in dog training.

The best source for dog training news, tricks and treats, right from world class leaders in dog training.

Terminology Used in Basic Dog Obedience

Terminology It is important that new trainers have a working knowledge of the terms we use in dog training. That’s what this section covers. These are not all of the terms but they are the most important. 1 min 27 sec Management 3 min 32 sec How we live with our dog is what we refer […]

Equipment Used in Basic Dog Obedience

Training Equipment Our Communication Tools  Let me make some things clear about this segment on our training course.  The goal of Leerburg from day one has been to only offer the highest quality training equipment in the world (not just America). Quality equipment and quality training advice is what we stand for. This segment is not intended […]

The Difference Between a “Trial Decoy” and a “Training Decoy” in Biting Dog Sports or Police Service Work

I have been around biting dog sports since 1974 and police service dog training since 1978 and over the years I have seen the evolution of protection dog training in America. Schutzhund (now known as IPO) came to the states with a European named Gernot Riedel back in the late 1950’s.   What became pretty […]

Leerburg’s Evolution into Online Dog Training

Back in 2009, I never thought we could have an interactive computer course where students could talk with instructors or use smart phones to upload their recorded training sessions to be critiqued by peers and the instructor.  Through the development of Leerburg’s online courses, however, all this has since come to pass. When the video business switched from VHS tapes to DVDs, I thought it would take a […]

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