Using a whistle is constant, consistent, emotionless and incredibly easy to use – you don’t need to charge it up, follow an instruction manual or get a new one every other month. I still have the same whistle I used 10 years ago and which has been utilised to train hundreds of dogs.

Using a whistle is so incredibly valuable. It can be used by anyone, which may seems obvious, but most family dogs have many different voices in their ears, day in day out. A whistle sounds the same whoever is blowing it. Whether it’s a child or the dog’s owner, the dog trained to recall to a whistle will do so regardless of who is blowing it. (Although there are some ways in which you can make your whistle recall unique to you).

Another benefit to using a whistle is that its sound carries a long way and not everyone’s voice does. Which is handy if you are out walking in the countryside, or beach. (it also means you don’t need to bellow at your dog to come back) A whistle is a great sophisticated way to communicate with your dog when your outdoors.

A whistle lacks emotion. Have you ever tried to recall your dog when you’re in a hurry or panic (or even a bit angry)? Do you think your dog can’t tell? Think again! A whistle lacks emotion and it is consistent – something which is absolutely crucial to successful dog commands.

When you use a whistle you can do so much with your dog:

Have a 100% recall
Teach your dog to stop and stay at a distance
Have complete control of your dog, regardless of breed
Ensure your dog is safe, especially off the lead in public
Have a dog that comes back, first time, every time!

When you come on my training course I give you a whistle to keep and i teach you all of the commands using it. For further information get in touch.

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