T.R.A.I.N. — Are you a Step Skipper?

When people come to us asking for help with a skill they’re struggling with, we can often find a step that has been left out in their training plan. As humans, it can be hard for us to understand how dogs think simply because it is different than how we think, and it can be hard to understand why you might have a perfect recall in your yard, only to watch your dog ignore you at the park. Today, we’re going to talk about the steps necessary to train and perfect a skill from start to finish using our favourite acronym — “T.R.A.I.N.”