Our dogs have such amazing personalities. Some breeds are easier to train than others, because each breed was meant to do a specific job, role, task and so much more. You can't train a Yorkie to haul heavy equipment, just as you cannot train a Samoyed to stay in one place for the entire day. 

 

The picture above, is my Yeti and me, his Mom, Heidi. He's a Samoyed. Some may call his breed stubborn. But, when you know and understand the breed, what they were bred to do, how they love working, how they'd love to stay outside in the bitter cold for hours at a time with their humans, the reasons why simple sit, stay, come, down commands don't work; then they become much easier to train and to work with. 

 

I've been a dog owner for nearly my entire life, since I was a toddler. When we're kids, a dog is a member of the family. Like a brother or sister. Sure, we might have to bring them outside, feed and give them water, but that playtime was everything to us. We loved cuddling with our dogs, sleeping with them curled up right next to us, racing around the backyard for hours at a time, playing fetch, baseball, burying ourselves and our fuzzy buddies in the leaves and snow. Ah, those were the days. 

 

As an adult, when we own dogs, they become so much more. They're like our kids. We worry about them when they're sick, we feed them at specific times so they don't get tummy aches, watch over them while they sleep, exercise them and give them healthy foods, bring them to the vet, etc. Our dogs become our everything and we do anything for them.

 

I personally owned my first dog, a Samoyed named Chewy, over 20 years ago. It was quite the turn from owning dogs when I was growing up. I suddenly had to be my dog's human parent. I had to prevent him from eating the walls, floors, windowsills, keep him away from electrical cords, pretty plants and so much more. It was daunting, considering I never thought about what his breed was originally meant to do. 

 

Once I figured out what a Samoyed (Sammy) is meant to do, his training became effortless. He listened to my full sentences and understood every word. If an instruction wasn't exciting enough for him to do, he wouldn't do it. He'd walk away and wouldn't listen. I discovered it wasn't because he didn't want to do what I had asked, but it was because what I had asked, was too boring for him to do. 

 

I remembered all of that when I got my second personal Samoyed, Yeti. I've used interesting ways to train him. I've learned better grooming techniques and I've learned how to help with potty training, stop what seems like non-stop chewing and so much more. 

 

For special access to a lot more secrets in training, grooming and help, when you provide your name and email address, you'll get a special guide written by Yeti's Mom, Heidi, on how to stop barking, and so much more. 

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