October 9, 2019 No comments exist

According to Petfinder, biting is one of the top ten reasons dogs wind up in shelters. Training your dog not to bite will not only make him a better pet but may save his life. Depending on the laws where you live, any dog that bites someone may be impounded or even euthanized. Before You…

September 25, 2019 No comments exist

While most people assume aggression in dogs is due to dominant behavior, the truth is, fear aggression is much more common. A fearful dog may bark aggressively or even bite if it feels threatened. Most people also assume a fearful dog must have been abused. However, the real underlying cause is most likely a lack…

September 11, 2019 No comments exist

Scheduling a bedtime for your pooch is detrimental to home life for you as well as your dog. You may have reached out in the past for help with leash training, jumping, barking, and aggressive behavior. However, now it’s up to you to utilize a bit of obedience training in your own home.Every pooch needs…

August 28, 2019 No comments exist

Chewing is a natural process for dogs. It only becomes a problem when they chew on things that shouldn’t be destroyed or things that could hurt them. Such like shoes, furniture, or dangerous items like electrical cords. Puppies use chewing to discover objects and understand the world they live. How an item feels, smells, and…

February 18, 2019 No comments exist

Training your dog is all about strengthening your relationship with your pooch, while at the same, you’re making sure that your pup knows the basic rules and can behave. It’s not good when you’re trying to deal with an uncontrollable dog that jumps on everyone and terrorizes an entire neighborhood. You don’t want your dog to…

January 7, 2019 No comments exist

Basic dog training can help in the process of fixing behavioral issues. Here’s the situation: dogs who never do any training, even good dogs with zero issues, don’t get used to listening to and working with their owners. They just do their own thing. Many times, just doing dog stuff works out fine for you…

September 18, 2018 No comments exist

What kind of relationship do you have with your dog? Relationships matter, and your dog’s behavior can really be affected by your interactions and what you share with your dog. Demanding dogs don’t have the kind of respectful relationship that is healthy and best for the dog.   Relationship type 1: Is your relationship with…

August 14, 2018 No comments exist

If you have a leash reactive dog, going for a nice, quiet walk with your dog doesn’t happen except at 2am when no one else is on the street. Leash reactivity creates a smaller and smaller world for your dog because it seems impossible to have a good walk with your dog.   Leash reactivity…

July 26, 2018 No comments exist

Introducing dogs can be tricky! Like people, dogs have preferences for who they want to hang around and how quickly they warm up to others. When introducing dogs to each other, we need to stay very aware of this. We need to be prepared to end the socializing quickly if necessary. Dogs can build up…

May 14, 2018 No comments exist

When we talk about how to stop jumping dogs, or stopping any unwanted behavior, we have to find a consequence that the dog finds intolerable. This doesn’t mean painful! This just means something that causes the dog to make a decision to avoid a behavior because of the consequences. It can be something that causes…