Positive dog training with clicker

Dog training based on positive reinforcement is the most popular training method of our times. In other words educating your dog with physical power or dominance is fading away and The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior named dominance based training as ineffective and possibly dangerous. So what is positive dog training and why it […]

Why dogs need training?

We take it for granted but actually, it is amazing that dogs are so deeply involved in our daily life. Dogs belong to other species and such close inter-species relation is unprecedented. However, for the dogs to understand us, it is important to teach them our language and to get to know their behaviour and motivations. Dogo […]

Luring. Shaping. Capturing.

In the Dogo App, there are three main methods used to train your dog – luring, shaping and capturing. We would like to give a quick overlook of each method and its pros and cons. Capturing This is catching and naming a certain behaviour – stretching, yawning, digging, that your dog does daily. For a […]

How to train the most destructive dog ever?

Everybody knows Labrador retriever puppies as sweet, friendly and social dogs. However, has anybody told you that they are the most destructive breed? Their activity level is extreme and if you do not stimulate such dog mentally your home will be destroyed by a dog-tornado. My personal story is that we bought a house with […]

FIREWORKS! New Years – the scariest night for your dog.

Many of us who have dogs do not get excited about the fireworks as much as others. We know that our dog is either hiding under the table, barking for an hour or shivering in fear. Firework fear is common amongst dogs. You do not have to look for any logical or evolutionary explanation. Fear […]

Puppy social development. Read this before getting a puppy!

It is great to have a dog who is well-balanced, self-confident and friendly to other people, kids and pets. Early experiences and introduction to different stimuli can prepare your dog for future encounters in life. There are some crucial moments in puppy’s social development which you should take into considerations when taking care of your […]