Archive for the 'Puppy Training ' Category

The Quickest Way to Teach Your Dog to Come When Called

The Quickest Way to Teach Your Dog to Come When Called

It’s Imperative for You to Teach Your Dog to Come When Called And there are many ways that you can do so. But, my favorite way to teach my dog to come when called is by playing “hide and seek”....

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How to Stop Your Dog From Chasing Other Animals

How to Stop Your Dog From Chasing Other Animals

Dogs Chasing Other Animals is a BIG Problem! And, a problem that often leads to the death of the little creature who is being chased. And, even though I understand it is in my dog’s nature to chase and kill...

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Why Impulse Control is MORE Important Than Obedience

Why Impulse Control is MORE Important Than Obedience

I recently had an inquiry from the adult child of a former client of mine. He contacted me, first being adamant about how his dog is not aggressive. Whenever someone tries to convince me how non-aggressive their dog is, I...

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How Incompatible Behaviors Can Transform Your Dog’s Behavior

How Incompatible Behaviors Can Transform Your Dog’s Behavior

We use the term “incompatible behaviors” A LOT in dog training. However, the more often I use the term, the more I begin to believe that people don’t truly understand the concept when it relates to their dogs. And, if...

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How to Bond with Your Dog by Incorporating Obedience

How to Bond with Your Dog by Incorporating Obedience

Ahhhhh obedience! It is the age old struggle between canine and human. Decades ago, we were told that our dogs needed corrections and an alpha. Yank the leash up for “sit” to force the dog into the position. Slap the...

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Dog & Kids Training Games

Dog & Kids Training Games

Getting your child involved with dog training can be a fun and engaging learning opportunity. Framing activities as games is beneficial to keeping training sessions exciting for pups and kids alike. The instructions offered in this article describe the steps...

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Why Teaching Your Puppy Self-Control is Crucial to Raising a Canine Good Citizen

Why Teaching Your Puppy Self-Control is Crucial to Raising a Canine Good Citizen

Awww puppies! Puppies are some of my favorite people! 😉 Puppies are cute, they are fuzzy, they have puppy breath and they sleep as hard as they play! There is little wrong with puppies, except most don’t come with a...

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The Top 3 Reasons Your Dog is Whining

The Top 3 Reasons Your Dog is Whining

A dog that whines is one of my pet peeves! I can handle full out barking a lot better than whining. There is just something about the pitch that sounds like fingernails down a chalk board. Thankfully, my dogs don’t...

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4 Times Your Dog Should Know How To Wait Instead of Stay

4 Times Your Dog Should Know How To Wait Instead of Stay

I like having a reliable “wait” command in puppy training. However, I think it is more important to have a reliable “stay” command. If your dog doesn’t know “stay”, he will probably struggle with “wait”. So the burning question is,...

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The Number One Reason Your Dog Is a Monster

The Number One Reason Your Dog Is a Monster

The first time I saw this video, I thought it was a set up. Then I realized that it wasn’t, and I think I was even more horrified. I mean we have all seen dogs steal food, or get in...

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