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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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Why Dogs Eat Grass

Why Dogs Eat Grass

There are many urban legends about why dogs eat grass. But the truth is all those things you have heard, aren’t true. Dogs don’t eat grass to make themselves throw up. They don’t have some kind of extra sense that...

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Why Does My Dog Chew His Feet and Nails?

Why Does My Dog Chew His Feet and Nails?

Ohhhh Dogs! Sometimes they are such simple creatures, and other times they are very complex. Ironically, as a trainer and a veterinary technician, I will tell you that this problem is both simple and complex! Let’s Talk About Dogs Chewing...

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Understanding More about “Triggers” in Dog Training

Understanding More about “Triggers” in Dog Training

  I use the word “trigger” A LOT lately. And, through extensive communication, I realize that not every knows what it means when it comes to dog training. So, what does “trigger” mean when it comes to dog training? What...

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What You Don’t Understand About Your Dog Coming When Called

What You Don’t Understand About Your Dog Coming When Called

I’ve said it before and I will say it again…. There is NOTHING MORE IMPORTANT THAN HAVING A DOG THAT COMES WHEN CALLED! Life with and for dogs can be dangerous. One dropped lead can lead to disaster and death....

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6 Ways to Manage a Hyperactive Dog

6 Ways to Manage a Hyperactive Dog

So you think you have a hyperactive dog? For the majority of dog owners, I think their dogs are lacking exercise and mental stimulation. After all, if you locked me in a room with four white walls, a sofa and...

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Springtime Dog Training Tips

Springtime Dog Training Tips

Take advantage of the season’s warm, sunny weather by getting outdoors–with your dog! Spring and summer are the perfect time to work on further training with your puppy and bonding and the possibilities are endless. Rover.com, the nation’s largest online...

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How to Get Your Kleptomaniac Dog to Drop Anything

How to Get Your Kleptomaniac Dog to Drop Anything

There is nothing better to a dog than grabbing something he shouldn’t have and then getting chased through the house! If you watch puppies play with each other this is often the exact game they choose! They grab an item,...

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Do You Have a Hyperactive Dog?

Do You Have a Hyperactive Dog?

We live in a fast paced world. Most of the time I love modern technology, but sometimes I want to go back to when things were simpler. I actually blame modern technology and the hormones and odd things that we...

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3 Mentally Stimulating Games You Can Play While Walking Your Dog

3 Mentally Stimulating Games You Can Play While Walking Your Dog

I have been saying this for years…. We humans are BORING. Even though going on a walk is probably one of your dog’s favorite activities, the reason that it can become so frustrating for you is that your dog tunes...

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