She is Beautiful and Treasured
We are loving Daisy. She is becoming difficult for Roger to train. We’re thinking about maybe calling in a professional. She’s still a wonderful girl. We just need to work on the biting &/or chewing.
The kids love her too. It’s hard to capture her. She moves around allot. These are the best pics I could capture. She’s healthy and her coat is beautiful. Daisy is a treasured part of our family:)
Thank you again for our beauty 🙂 ~ Alisa
Breeder’s Comments: We are glad you love Daisy. You mention it is difficult for Roger to train her; we hope that the two of you are equally involved–presenting a united front. We have discovered if there is one of the two who can be exploited or manipulated–the Weimaraner will find a way. Raising these wonderful family members can pose many challenges, but as you well know the benefits are many. Nonetheless, they are manipulative (and beyond cunning).
A trainer might be the answer. The right trainer can be very helpful with learning how to manage these behaviors. More than anything, the best trainers, are training humans to manage the situation in a positive manner. Honestly, not everyone’s approach is equally successful with this breed. Some trainers (and their methods) work better for different people. In general, all trainers have their style–and a bias. This can work in your favor, or against you. We have some pointers (which Jan shared) we hope to post in the (not-so-far) future.
The methodology should be fun, and upbeat. That doesn’t mean there are no corrective measures ever, but the emphasis should not be on giving a correction. This is about good leadership skills. The best leaders lead by example, and inspiration. Again, that doesn’t mean a cookie-bribe approach is going to get rock-solid performance. Knowing when, how, and what kind of reward to use is something a good trainer can help you discover. If things are not going perfect, take a deep breath. This too shall pass if you don’t overreact, and move past the obstacle. Sometimes this means going back a step, and repeating a success. Build one success upon the other. Remember to keep it upbeat, fun, and positive. Always stop the current activity with a successful moment–not a correction, or disapproval.
We hope this will be helpful. Frustration, or focusing on the problem is not the recommended method of getting past the problem.
Dear Cliff & Shela,
Daisy has been such a blessing to our family!
Daisy’s only had one accident and it was because I hadn’t put her away while I was getting the kids ready for bed ;-/ We have LOVED every dog that’s been in our lives but are so impressed with how good Daisy has been!!!
Thank u for the reminder about the chip. We did it 🙂 I’ll try to be better with updates in the future lol 🙂 ~ Alisa
Breeder’s Note: turn would would something. far birthday are associated and helping Now
Here is a link that show you a tiny bit of the magic ==> Three Cliff’s Sanctuary — for the birds, and for the family!
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Finally, if you missed the blog on our microchip information–click here!