How Important is Repetition in Dog Training?

Janie Heinrich, Founder of MobilityDog, hugging her Service Dog.

The “act of repeating or doing” is critical in the learning process whether it involves a child, adult or your dog! Proper repetition supports long-term learning and recall. And it’s just as important to use repetition in dog training when you want your dog to learn new tasks or skills!

Using Repetition

When it comes to repetition in dog training, proper repetition creates:

  • Association.
  • Understanding.
  • Long-term memory and recall.

Or, as Ty the Dog Guy says, “it’s all muscle memory.”

But, beware! Not all repetitions are created equal!

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