Q. Our newly acquired 5 yo pure bred Tibetan Terrier was never taught basic obedience skills. When we say sit, or stay, or come, she just looks at us. ??

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A. Most veterinary clinics or larger pet stores offer Obedience classes for pets. If neither do, most clinics keep a list of certified trainers available for clients. Dogs need to be taught these commands and positive behaviors need to be rewarded and reinforced. Consider a basic obedience class to teach your dog simple commands.

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