There are many different methods and styles when it comes to professional dog training. This is good because not every dog can be trained the same way. Click on the boxes below to read about the different types of dog training tools and methods that you’ll find trainers using. Then read on to find out how to choose the best dog training style for your pet.

Common Dog Training Tools and Methods

“Using Praise to Reward”

Positive reinforcement / Praise reward training is where you use your verbal “happy” tone and physical petting to reward the dog when it follows through with a command or good behavior. This method should ALWAYS be used from puppies to adult dogs, even when combined with other training tools.