Archive for the 'Hyper Dogs ' Category

Steps to Manage a Dog’s Over-Excitement

Steps to Manage a Dog’s Over-Excitement

Steps to Manage a Dog’s Over-Excitement   Have you ever experienced all of these things in the same brief time period? Over-excitement Over-stimulation Extreme excitement Frustration Agitation Think back… It may have been a while for some of you because...

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Get Your Dog Dock Diving in 8 Easy Steps

Get Your Dog Dock Diving in 8 Easy Steps

I am a doggy dock diving addict. I have spent years following Ultimate Air Dogs around the country helping to put on shows. And, it just so happens that I am now a UAD judge for our local club. It...

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The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates

The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates

The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates I have been a professional dog trainer for over 20 years and there are a few things that I unequivocally do not recommend. One is getting a puppy when you are pregnant. ...

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#1 Way to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up on People

#1 Way to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up on People

#1 Way to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up on People This is the #1 way to keep your dog from jumping on people and it is pretty easy if you think about it. Yet it requires some work and...

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Coming When Called –  The Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered

Coming When Called – The Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered

Coming When Called –  The Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered   One of the main concerns I hear from owners is having a dog that won’t come when called. And, I think we can all admit that this...

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Barrier Frustration and Why it Matters to You and Your Dog

Barrier Frustration and Why it Matters to You and Your Dog

I have a dog with a problem. Actually, both of my dogs have this problem to a degree. As I have mentioned in the past, I have very high drive herding dogs that have been bred to be police/protection dogs....

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No Big Woof

No Big Woof

I saw this saying on one of my sweatshirts I was folding the other day, getting myself ready for summer. Funny, it just made an impact on me. No big woof Like; no big deal I mean think about it;...

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Using  and Manipulating Your Dog’s Instincts to Live a Peaceful Life Together

Using and Manipulating Your Dog’s Instincts to Live a Peaceful Life Together

So many people are out there trying to train, coax or beat the instincts out of their dog. First off, dog’s aren’t people. They often, aren’t even close to people. They behave a lot like toddlers, but toddlers are human....

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Would You, Come to You?

Would You, Come to You?

I took a few years off from teaching classes. I lived in the country and it seemed silly to drive an hour each way to teach classes or even do in home dog training. Recently having moved, I decided to...

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Take Any Opportunity to Train Your Dog

Take Any Opportunity to Train Your Dog

I remember reading a post on FB from a fellow well known dog trainer who had taken her dog on a walk, and when a neighborhood dog barked and ran up and down the fence at her dog; she took...

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