If you’ve ever turned to the internet for answers to your dog training questions, chances are you’ve come across some information that’s either outdated… or just plain wrong.

In this episode of The Well-Mannered Mutt Podcast, we’re diving into some common dog training myths that have been wagging their tails around for far too long. I debunk these myths, and explain the accurate facts like; a dog’s guilty look is not an indication of guilt, and dogs don’t pee in the house out of anger or spite. Tune in to learn the truth behind these misconceptions and gain a better understanding of how have a better relationship with your dog. Here are some of the myths I debunk:

  • My dog knows he did something wrong because he looks guilty.
  • Puppies have to be at least six months old to start training.
  • Using food in training is bribery.
  • My dog is peeing in the house because he’s angry that I left him alone.
  • You should never play tug of war with your dog because it causes aggression.
  • I need to teach my dog that I’m the boss, so he’ll respect me.
  • My dog ignores my commands because he’s stubborn.

Let’s continue to learn, grow, and debunk these myths together, for the love of our dogs.

Thank you for taking the time to help your dog become a more well-mannered mutt! Be sure to tune in to all the episodes to receive more training tips, canine wellness advice and fun activities for dogs and their owners!

If you have questions about today’s episode, or if there’s a topic you want to learn more about, come connect with me on Facebook and Instagram at mannersformutts. If you enjoyed this podcast, head over to Apple Podcasts and leave a review – I’d love to hear what’s been helpful for you and your canine friends. Talk to you next time!

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