Archive for the 'Puppy Training ' Category

If You Only Teach Your Dog ONE Command, This Should Be It

If You Only Teach Your Dog ONE Command, This Should Be It

It was a beautiful sunny day… I was out training with a client and her dog the other day, when it happened… Something that can never be undone. Something that will affect each of us that were there that day....

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Top 5 Sneaky Tricks All Dog Trainers Know About Puppy Training but Never Share

Top 5 Sneaky Tricks All Dog Trainers Know About Puppy Training but Never Share

You won’t get this information anywhere else. That’s right, we dog trainers are an interesting group. And, I have learned that most dog trainers won’t share their dog training secrets. But they certainly don’t want to share their puppy training...

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My Top 6 Favorite Dog Myths, Debunked

My Top 6 Favorite Dog Myths, Debunked

Urban legends and myths surround all aspects of life. I suppose that most start out with good intentions, because something specifically good or bad happened to someone, and so they proliferated the story to make it more important for others....

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7 Natural Ways to Help Calm Your Anxious Dog

7 Natural Ways to Help Calm Your Anxious Dog

Years ago (and still a little now), I was more “anti” natural than most people. So many people want to deny their dog medicine or think that there are purely natural strategies for problems or conditions. This is simply not...

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Get Ready for the Dirt…On Dogs Who Dig

Get Ready for the Dirt…On Dogs Who Dig

Are you ready for some dirt? The dirt on dogs who dig, that is. 😉 Digging is both a complicated and an easy subject! Getting to Know Your Dog Dogs dig for all kinds of reasons. Some dig for a...

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The 9 Ways You Are Stressing Your Dog Out

The 9 Ways You Are Stressing Your Dog Out

Have you ever experienced stress? Of course you have!  We have all experienced stress! The problem is that undue stress (the kind that is unpleasant and can’t be controlled) causes numerous health problems. Change is sleep habits (loss of sleep,...

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My Best Money Saving Tip for Puppies

My Best Money Saving Tip for Puppies

Puppies are some of the sweetest things on earth! I mean, who doesn’t absolutely adore a puppy! But, puppies are expensive! I think people should assess their finances prior to having a puppy, like they assess their finances prior to...

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7 Reasons Why Your Dog is Ignoring Your Commands

7 Reasons Why Your Dog is Ignoring Your Commands

So often people simply can’t figure out why their dog is not listening. They watch people running and playing with their personal dogs, while the dog listens and performs commands almost immediately and they are perplexed why their own dog...

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Stop Your Dog’s “Food Stealing”

Stop Your Dog’s “Food Stealing”

If you’ve got a dog who’s got a real problem resisting the urge to SWIPE food off of your plate the second your back is turned, try this exercise below that I call, The Elevator Game. Then click here for...

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“Will My Puppy Grow Out of It?”

“Will My Puppy Grow Out of It?”

Ahhh….the “Will my puppy grow out of it?” question… One of my favorite age old questions! 😉 And, my answer, most often is “Probably not” Why? Puppies begin exploring their environment when they are just days old. When we get...

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