Introduction to Training the Perro de Presa Canario

Training your Perro de Presa Canario is not an easy job for first-time dog owners. This breed requires a very stern owner and one that can give a decent amount of time to every day and reoccurring training lessons. One of the main things to keep in mind is that you need to have your family members also abide by the same rules and regulations that you put down for your Presa Canario. There is a hierarchy that needs to be obtained very early on in your puppy’s age, along with discipline that will not break your dog but make your dog. For instance you should never have your dog sleep in your bed as it may make them think they have the same leadership as you do. You need to Presa Canario for walks daily in order to keep a strong bond, ease their mind, and instill confidence in them. Keep in mind when they are a puppy they are like a child and must be treated as such. You never want to instill fear into the heart and mind as this is a protection dog and by doing that, you will create a very scared and useless guardian for your family. Instead the easiest way of showing discipline is by a harsh tone in your voice and by creating a timeout area which essentially can be a kennel or a certain area of the house that they need to stay in for a short period of time.

When it comes to obedience training you need to get the basics down to the tee. This requires you to get at minimum a specific amount of commands Continue reading “Introduction to Training the Perro de Presa Canario”

Solve your Presa Canario Problems BEFORE They Start (Part 1)

As a Perro de Presa Canario owner, you have selected your dog so that you and your loved ones can have a protector, a working dog, a companion and a four-legged family member. You invest time, money and effort to care for and train the family’s new charge. Of course, this chosen canine behaves perfectly! Well, perfectly like a dog.

Dogs do not think like humans, nor do humans think like dogs, though we try. However, never try to “humanize” a dog. Unfortunately, a dog is incapable of comprehending how humans think, so the responsibility falls on the owner to adopt a proper canine mindset. Dogs cannot rationalize, and dogs exist in the present moment. Many a dog owner makes the mistake in training of thinking that he can reprimand his dog for something the dog did a while ago. Basically, you cannot even reprimand a dog for something he did 20 seconds ago! Continue reading “Solve your Presa Canario Problems BEFORE They Start (Part 1)”