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Q. Does the Basic Obedience Course go into how to practice the skills being taught -- when, how much, how long, etc.?
Does the Basic Obedience Course go into how to practice the skills being taught -- when, how much, how long, etc.?

A. None of our training material give timelines or frequency for training because that is so dog dependent. One dog may benefit from 3 short sessions a day, others may only be in a great mindset for training first thing in the morning, others may be able to train for a longer period once a day, etc.. Part of the training process is for you to evaluate when your dog is in a good head space to want to interact and work with you. Like people, they are all wildly different. It sure would be nice if I could give everyone a printout of a training schedule but that would not be in the best interest of the dog.

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Thanks, Cindy. Makes perfect sense.
  
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