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How to Train an Older Dog

Adopting a full grown dog from a rescue shelter or acquiring an older dog by any other means can be wonderfully rewarding, but can also require a great deal of patience while you learn each other's personalities and learn to live together. While becoming familiar with your new dog, you may find that he has some bad habits or behaviors that are not acceptable or that may need some retraining. Although training an older dog may be more difficult than a puppy, it can be done with persistence, patience and some helpful guidelines. read more