August 27, 2020

You can start puppy training the day you bring your puppy home. Starting the training process right away will not only help with potty training, but will also help tire your puppy out, give him or her a mental workout and help create the adult dog that you want to have. When you start with…

May 14, 2020

Choosing the right trainer for your dog can be a difficult and emotional process. You want to find a dog trainer who has the most chance to get the results you are looking for and who will work with your dog in a way that you are comfortable with. The right dog trainer should be…

March 2, 2020

Here are some easy at home training tips to help you train your dog! #1. Keep a leash on your dog while supervised in the home, especially during training sessions. Using a leash will help give your dog guidance when training. For example, if you are teaching a dog to sit, simply apply light upwards…

February 18, 2019

  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…

January 7, 2019

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

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

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

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

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…

April 24, 2018

The symptoms and severity of separation anxiety in dogs can vary – a dog who howls and whines when you leave – a dog who tries to break out of his crate – a dog who destroys things in the home when you leave – a dog who can’t be calm when you leave. It…