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Welcome To Autonomous Canine

Welcome To Autonomous Canine

Welcome To Autonomous Canine
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Welcome To Autonomous Canine

Welcome To Autonomous Canine

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"Why Calling a Dog Trainer
Could Ruin Your Puppy's Future"

Cognitive learning is learning that takes place without a reward or training, but when something motivational presents itself, such as learning how to open a gate, how to not chase squirrels, or my favorite example of all, when a friend of mine went unconscious on a nature trail, his dog took his shoe and started running up to people with it. When they went to look for the owner, they found my friend just off the trail. His dog saved his life!


The canine demonstrates the cognition to know what to do without practice, with zero training, without drill, and without ever demonstrating it before. So, in fact, they are observant and learn like children without you being aware of it. ​


Learning is not the same thing as training. It’s like a hobo dog that never needed training to know how to be good in public and knows how to ignore dogs while it’s with the owner without ever being trained to do so. It’s an experienced old soul. It’s like the old show The Littlest Hobo or Lassie.


People often use dog training to suppress and control a dog, and it makes it more difficult for them to pick up on new things because they don’t often have the ability to make mistakes or observe them on their own. ​ People often control a dog and over manage because they are afraid the dog will be in danger. When that happens, training has to be maintained and always practiced like a drill for the rest of a dog's life. If you don’t keep up on the training, the dog will regress. If that happens, the dog reverts to being more aloof and naive, making puppy-type mistakes because the puppy never learned it on their own latently as they were growing; they got sidetracked by obedience commands. ​ The puppy was never allowed to explore or express themselves as well as make mistakes because everything they do is controlled and managed.


​ The goal is we want to raise a dog not train a dog. Imagine a mother duck being followed by her babies, and one of them didn’t pay attention to know how all the others got to the other side of a fence. The mother doesn’t race back over to help; she helps by staying nearby to let her baby know that she’s safe, and she waits patiently for her to figure it out. She then focuses on her mother much better and ignores fatal distractions in the future.


So if you wanted to get a dog off leash “without training,” you teach the same lesson the same way as a puppy. ​ You play hide and seek, you play chase, but you’re the only one that runs away; they have to always chase you. Then Tada! You have a hobo dog! ​ Traditional training can’t duplicate this . A trained dog only comes to you when you call them, and it always has to be reinforced somehow.


So when raising a puppy we want to teach tasks that are symbiotic to us through daily interactions and chores, similar to a service dog that makes them feel helpful, so they grow up doing things that helps them feel useful and appreciated.

Our program is also suitable for more complex training like service dog work or dog sports. But we believe that focusing on a puppy's mental development can lead to a more autonomous and well-rounded dog. It's also important to note that puppies already influenced by toys, food, or early separation from their mother might need a bit of extra help. They may have missed out on learning about personal space and boundaries, but we can guide owners on how to teach these important lessons through what we call active learning. If you're about to welcome a new puppy into your home, we encourage you to schedule a free call with us. We'd love to help you create a plan for your puppy's first year in their new environment. Feel free to reach out using this link for a free call: Schedule a Free Call

Our Puppy Raising Program!

An Autonomous Canine is defined as a dog that can independently manage its behaviors, emotions, and reactions, without needing continuous guidance or intervention from its owner or trainer. This idea highlights the dog's natural capacity to comprehend and regulate its own actions, making beneficial choices for itself and its surroundings. In our training program, we focus on enabling dogs to make their own correct decisions, rather than just following human commands or signals. This technique encourages a deeper grasp and assimilation of desired behaviors, resulting in a more cohesive bond between dog and owner.


Our  program at Autonomous Canine comprises a set of exercises that encourage puppies to make decisions independently, thereby boosting their confidence, problem-solving abilities, and competence in navigating various environments without direct human instruction. Our program emphasizes the dog's mental capacity to make appropriate decisions autonomously, without relying on management training or tools like treats or training collars.

We stand out by adopting an approach grounded in scientific psychological theories and traditional knowledge. Unlike conventional training that often depends on operant conditioning methods like positive reinforcement or training tools, our approach is centered on fostering inherent behaviors. This methodology sets us apart from trainers who predominantly use operant conditioning techniques, which can sometimes cause increased anxiety in dogs.

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Puppy Training

Are you looking for expert Puppy Training services? Look no further! Our Puppy Obedience Training program is designed to help your furry friend learn the basics of good behavior. Understanding that each puppy is unique, we offer personalized Puppy Behavior Training to address specific challenges.

Our Puppy Training Classes are a hit among local pet owners. Conveniently located for those searching for Puppy Training Near Me, our classes provide a fun, interactive environment for your puppy to learn and grow. We believe in laying a strong foundation with Basic Puppy Training, which includes essential commands and manners.

Socialization is key in a puppy's development, which is why our Puppy Socialization Classes are tailored to help your puppy interact positively with other dogs and people. Alongside our classes, we offer valuable Puppy Training Tips on our website, a resource for all your puppy training needs.

For those seeking a more tailored approach, our Professional Puppy Training services are a perfect choice. We use proven Puppy Training Techniques to ensure your puppy learns effectively and enjoys the training process.

As a leading provider of Puppy Services, we are committed to the highest standards of training and care. Our experienced trainers are passionate about helping puppies and their owners forge a strong, lifelong bond.

Remember, whether it's mastering basic commands or addressing behavioral issues, our team is here to help. Contact us today to learn more about our puppy training programs and how we can assist you and your furry friend!

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