Dogs are creatures of habit and if trained they will exhibit certain behaviors to mark the particular times of day, even more clearly. There are many training aids you will find in the dog store, for the ever growing line of pet supplies that will assist in the task of dog training, making things manageable for you.
Among the different tools for dog training trade, items such as clickers, leashes of different varieties, halters, electronic collars, electronic and chemical training aids, muzzles and treat carriers are the basic tools in the trainers world and can ease your efforts to train your dog.
Let us start out with the clicker which is a metal box coated with plastic emits a clicking noise when the metal is pressed and release. It is a handy device that helps to attain quick attention of your dog once they are taught to recognize the sound. After being trained your dog can distinguish the sound even over much background noise or relatively long distances. Leashes are handy tools that ranges from a very short leash with less than eighteen inches of length to an extremely long leash of twenty feet or more.
The shorter leashes are employed while training your dog for up close behaviors such as the Sit, Heel and Stay commands whereas the longer leashes that come with some nice features such as the retractable leash which prevent trip hazards and tangling is essentially used for behaviors that allow more freedom. Unlike a short leash, a long leash pose dangers for your dog or other people when walking through the crowd earlier now are modernized that consist of a spring loaded reel that will allow the dog to explore at a distance but will coil itself back as the animal returns.
The halter allow more control for the owner and less strain on the dogs’ neck, is essentially an extension of the collar. The electronic collar is an another control device which comes in two major categories, sonic and shock emitting, both of which are applied when the dog performs a certain disagreeable behavior though The sonic version is the more humane of the two. The electronic shock mat and Chemical based training aids include such products as Bitter Apple sprays or creams are employed to keep your pet from jumping onto your leather couch or expensive recliners and to prevent chewing or self-mutilation behaviors. Last but not least, is the special treat carrier that have become quite popular in training circles provide a clean way for you to carry a whole days worth of treats on your side without having to dirty your pockets or have your hands full constantly.