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By Cynthia Voigt

Cynthia Voigt - Angus and Sadie
Davis Farm sequence, ebook 1
Illustrations via Tom Leigh

Angus is black and white and strong.

Sadie is reddish brown and white and small.

"They don't glance a lot alike," says Missus.

"They don't act a lot alike," says Mister.

Angus and Sadie are brother and sister. Angus is greater. he's an exceptional, courageous, and shrewdpermanent puppy -- and he likes that. Sadie isn't as fast to profit -- or to obey. whilst cats leap at her, she yelps and runs away. Angus thinks that suggests she's terrified of every thing. yet Sadie isn't so yes that's true.

Newbery Medalist Cynthia Voigt's tale of border collie pups starting to be up on a farm in Maine is for animal fans of every age, and for someone who's ever had -- or questioned what it'd be wish to have -- a brother or sister similar to themselves, yet very, very diverse.

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He only understands your anger — but not the reason for it. As difficult as it may be, you have to grin and bear it, lest you undermine the very relationship of mutual trust you’re trying to achieve through training. ) Punishment after the fact is cruel and inhumane. Even if the dog’s behavior changes as a result of being punished, it changes in spite of it and not because of it. The answer lies in prevention and training. Prevention means providing the dog with plenty of outlets for his energies in the form of exercise, play, and training.

For example, a Labrador Retriever, bred to retrieve game birds on land and in the water, will readily learn how to fetch a stick or a ball on command. On the other hand, an Afghan Hound, bred as a coursing hound that pursues its quarry by sight, may take many repetitions before he understands the command to fetch and then responds to it each and every time. A Shetland Sheepdog, bred to herd and guard livestock, will learn to walk on a loose leash more quickly than a Beagle, bred to hunt hares. Knowing to avoid “no” As of right now, eliminate the word “no” from your training vocabulary.

What Heidi observed was that immediately before leaving for work, Wendy invariably put on her makeup and then crated her. Heidi’s cue to go into her crate was seeing Wendy putting on her makeup. ” When Heidi immediately went into her crate, Wendy realized the dog hadn’t been reading her mind, but had learned the routine through observation. ) Consistency in training means handling your dog in a predictable and uniform manner. If more than one person is in the household, everyone needs to handle the dog in the same way.

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