The Name Game
Name recognition is so important. Many people use the dog's name as some sort of mantra when things go wrong, or when the dog is ignoring them. They repeat, "Fluffy, Fluffy, Fluffy" without having taught their dog what they want them to do.Repeating the dog' s name, in a louder volume does not do this.
Teach your dog what you want them to do when you say their name: to give you attention