GDA19: 9 Keys to Understanding Your Dog Better

In this episode I go over 9 things you need to understand are keep in mind when living with your dog. These keys will help you learn why your dog does what he does and know how to get the most out of your relationship together.

Some of these lessons will seem obvious but you’ll soon learn that you may be applying them in the wrong way or not considering everything involved. Others will open your eyes to things you never thought about that can have a huge impact on how you live with your dog and the joy you’re able to give each other.

One thing I’m sure of is that after listening to this show you’ll really understand your dog better and that will allow you to see things in a whole new light.

In this episode

1:22  listener question about helping dogs living together get along

6:22  understanding wants vs. needs

10:24  how breed impacts behavior

13:30  the challenges of two different species living together

16:41  learning about what motivates your dog

18:03  what your relationship with your dog should be

21:23  how repetitions shape your dog’s world

23:27  why you shouldn’t compare you dog with another

25:30  invest for the future with your dog

27:00  the power of fun

31:20  training tip of the week