Dog Training

Steps To Stop Your Dog From Pulling On The Leash

One of the most common reasons pet owners take their dog to a trainer is for dogs pulling on their leash. While everyone wants to enjoy a nice walk with their pup, it’s no secret that a dog dragging you down the street is nothing short of awful. Teaching your dog to walk nicely on [...]

By |2019-07-23T17:42:36+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Dog Behavior, Dog Training|Comments Off on Steps To Stop Your Dog From Pulling On The Leash

6 Things our dogs need from us the most!

Our dogs are our family, and we always want to make sure that they have everything they need. Fundamental things like food, water, and shelter are a given, but what else is necessary to make our dogs’ lives the best they can be? Undivided attention (at least some of the time) It’s important to dedicate some [...]

By |2019-07-23T17:42:36+00:00June 21st, 2018|Dog Health, Dog Training, Pet Care|Comments Off on 6 Things our dogs need from us the most!

How To Raise A Friendly Dog

Ever since early history dogs have developed a special bond with humans. As pack animals dogs have a need for companionship, love, security, and friendship. As humans, we share many of these same needs. Over the years this had led to dogs being right by our side as man’s best friend. All dogs are loyal [...]

By |2019-07-23T17:42:36+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Dog Health, Dog Training|Comments Off on How To Raise A Friendly Dog

How to Crate Train Your Pooch

Dogs in the wild live in a den, which provides protection and a great deal of psychological satisfaction. All dogs have a strong natural tendency to seek out this type of shelter. In your home, if your dog has no place to call his own, he will make feeble attempts to curl up under a [...]

By |2019-07-23T17:42:36+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Dog Training|Comments Off on How to Crate Train Your Pooch

Teach Your Dog the 3 B’s!

Beg, Bow & Bark As with all training, the key is having the right timing to reward your pooch. Too early or too late and your pooch will think he has done the right thing for something else and will get confused. It’s best to use a short sharp word like ‘yes’ when he has [...]

By |2019-07-23T17:42:36+00:00December 18th, 2017|Dog Training|Comments Off on Teach Your Dog the 3 B’s!

January is National Train Your Dog Month

Basic training for your dog doesn’t include hours of non-stop instructions, rather moments of basic commands followed by consistent follow-ups. The first basic commands to teach should be…SIT – STAY – COME, and using hand signals with these command words will ensure your dog will be able to follow these commands at a distance. Tens [...]

By |2017-02-02T17:18:13+00:00January 16th, 2017|Dog Training|Comments Off on January is National Train Your Dog Month

How to Banish Barking

Barking and dogs go hand in hand but excess barking will have you going barking mad. Dogs bark for several reasons: Warning Playfulness Excitement Boredom Attention seeking In response to other dogs The best way to prevent excessive barking is to try to remove any potential sources of the behavior. You also want to avoid [...]

By |2016-12-02T23:58:16+00:00January 23rd, 2015|Dog Training, Pet Care|Comments Off on How to Banish Barking

But I Don’t Have TIME to Train My Dog!

Yes you do. Training doesn'thave to involve a long commitment of time. Here’s when: During commercial breaks of your TV show - turn the sound down. While your bagel is toasting. While your coffee is brewing or tea is steeping, or the microwave is working on your next meal. While on the phone (remember, you [...]

By |2015-01-08T20:11:37+00:00January 8th, 2015|Dog Training|Comments Off on But I Don’t Have TIME to Train My Dog!

Getting Your Pooch’s Jumping Under Control

Puppies jump up to reach and greet their mothers. Later, they may jump up when greeting people. Dogs may also jump up to exert dominance. A jumping dog can be annoying and even dangerous. There are many methods to stop a dog’s jumping, but not all will be successful. Lifting a knee, grabbing the paws, [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:29:33+00:00September 5th, 2014|Dog Training|Comments Off on Getting Your Pooch’s Jumping Under Control

7 Easy Ways to Train Your Pooch

Teaching your new puppy (or older dog) to become the well-mannered pooch you know he/she can be, takes practice and patience. Make it fun for both you and your pooch by following these training tips. Puppies understand three vocal tones: directing, praising and shaming. Your voice will naturally alter, but in the beginning it will [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:40:36+00:00August 5th, 2014|Dog Training|Comments Off on 7 Easy Ways to Train Your Pooch