Dog Training

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

Teaching a Puppy His Name

So you have chosen a name for your puppy but now comes the fun part, teaching him what it is. The objective here is to teach your little one that when his name is called he must immediately give you his full attention, that is, stop what he’s doing, turn his head and look directly [...]

By |2016-12-13T20:43:40+00:00July 22nd, 2014|Dog Training|Comments Off on Teaching a Puppy His Name

Mastering the Come When Called Command

The two most important "tricks" you can teach your dog is to COME WHEN CALLED and to STAY WHEN TOLD. When taught correctly these two exercises will definitely save your best friend's life one day. Let's deal with COME WHEN CALLED. When teaching this exercise it's critical that your dog is never put in a position [...]

By |2016-12-14T00:46:44+00:00July 11th, 2014|Dog Training|Comments Off on Mastering the Come When Called Command

Perfecting the Stay Command

The stay command, along with the come when called command, is the most important command you can teach your dog. When taught correctly these two exercises will definitely save your best friend's life one day. When training your dog for the Stay command, always start off in an area free of distractions. With your dog sitting [...]

By |2016-12-14T00:47:34+00:00July 8th, 2014|Dog Training|Comments Off on Perfecting the Stay Command