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    06-05-2014, 02:15 PM
I'm thinking that isn't the only way to train a police dog. Sounds very abusive to me.
Different dogs needs different disciplines. My dog, "Rose" (Husky/GS x BC) startles easily and will NOT respond to being smacked. We isolate her to the basement while my other dog and I "play" outside. She gets that message first time, every time.
Pyg (Lab/GS x Pitbull) understands if she really goofs up and I smack her on her rump.
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    06-12-2014, 01:26 AM
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I would never ever slap or smack a puppy, ever. Puppies mouth, that's just the way it goes, I prefer a gentle way of training, there is never a reason for forcing your dog down or smacking them.

It takes patience and time, sometimes more with some puppies. Withdraw your hand, and say No firmly, leave the collar/harness and leash on and give a short quick tug of the leash just as she opens her mouth (don't jerk though). Make sure no one is playing rough with her or playing tug o war. Also, make sure puppy gets enough exercise, you already know that though. Be sure to praise when puppy removes teeth/stops mouthing.
    06-12-2014, 01:33 AM
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Originally Posted by beau159    
Devil's advocate question here:

We have a friend on the police force. He has been to the training sessions where they are training police dogs. When a police dog messes up, they literally "hang" the dog by it's collar, so forcefully, for so long, that the anal glands blow. I am not exaggerating.

Why don't the police dogs become "leash shy" from being jerked like that?
If I knew anyone who did that to a dog, I would report that jerk to the humane society asap. That is NOT training, that is blatant ABUSE. This totally makes me sick. And, if I knew where this monster worked I would report it myself....
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