Obedience from the Beginning Part 2 (Download)

This video shows the Kraftwerk training method for dogs that are over five months of age. It begins with showing how to transition the food reward to a play object to build drive. Drive is a term describing the emotional and physical energy that motivates the dog to act. Once optimum drive level is achieved, more advanced training can begin. This video shows how to balance a negative experience with a positive one in order to solidify correct behavior. It includes the techniques to master basic obedience exercises that every dog should know. A properly trained dog creates a enjoyable experience for both dog and owner. Lessons include: building drive, proper heeling, ‘unconditional down’ and ‘come when called’ commands.