There are a lot of misconceptions in the dog world. Assumptions abound surrounding dogs who listen vs those who don’t. Are some dogs, such as terriers really not trainable? Is the Border Collie really born with that amazing attention and drive to please? What are the real facts surrounding off-leash control? How do you convince your dog to choose you over the running squirrel at the park? Is there a magical solution to getting your dog to listen?

Here’s the truth: it’s not magic, it’s training! Read more to find out what skills you should train to create a great listening dog…