How effective are Group Dog Training Classes

Michael R. asked: How effective are Group Dog Training Classes? Group dog training classes are the very most ineffective way of training a dog! If you really want to teach any behaviors the right way, private lessons is a necessity. The owner needs to have attention from his dog in order to communicate properly which behaviors are worth while doing- and which ones are not. That is how training starts!… continue reading

How to find a Dog Trainer

Petra M. asked: How do I know a dog trainer is good at training my dog?   What is a good dog trainer? It is a trainer that has the knowledge to share in theory and practice, making the dog owner understand the principals of learning and the application of those principals. It is suggested to test the knowledge in theorie during conversation. Do you understand what the trainer is… continue reading

German Shepherd Breeder System

Michelle S. asked: What does H’Litter mean? Zauberberg Team answers: If you have ever bought a German Shepherd puppy from a German breeder, you might have wondered how they name their puppies. The German registration system with the German Shepherd breed club in Germany (Verein fuer Deutche Schaeferhunde, SV) requires breeders to operate by the following rule for their breeding kennel: After a German breeder has applied and was granted… continue reading

Separation Anxiety in dogs

Kira, a German Shepherd Mix, needed help with separation anxiety. This German Shepherd mix is finding out through “marker training” that it is more valuable for her to sit on her bed than jumping and scratching at the gate. The clicker communicates to her which behavior exactly it was that triggered the reward to come. In addition, the direction of the reward being obtained is away from the gate. Our… continue reading

The bad reputation Remote Training Collars

Why does the remote training collar commonly has a bad reputation? The remote training collar ( E-Collar ) is the best dog training tool available. As an all breed dog training company, we use the remote training collar  to obtain OFF LEASH responses with greatest success-AFTER a dog has LEARNED the behaviors! The use of the collar needs to be conditioned properly and behaviors should be established (learned) before they… continue reading