Do dogs learn from each other? The answer is absolutely, but not in the sense of bringing Dog A to watch Dog B participate in obedience class in hopes that Dog A also learns to heel. Dogs feed off of each other and they are always communicating, which means information is going back and forth all of the time. Even though dogs learn from each other, it’s still up to us to make sure they are learning the correct info from one another. Here are some examples:
Dogs are fantastic communicators and teachers for each other and we integrate them into our training programs. But the important thing is to make sure you have the correct dogs doing the teaching. If you are considering getting another dog, make sure your first dog is under control before creating a multiple dog household.
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