Are You Reinforcing Your Dog’s Unwanted Behavior?
Last night, I was approached by a dog owner that was exasperated about …Continue Reading
Resource Guarding in Dogs: How to Stop the Behavior
Usually, my dog J.R. is pretty easy going, with one exception. The presence of a Himalayan Chew Stick. J.R. would work on one of those for hours, but one day he set it down and I started to pick it up. He growled at me! Resource guarding has not been a problem before, this told […]Continue Reading
Training Your Dog: What’s The Best Age To Start?
Years ago experts advised waiting for 6 months to a year old before training your dog. Methods have changed and are much more motivational than in the past. If you choose a trainer who uses motivational methods, 4 months of age is the optimal time for beginning formal training. Once a dog reaches the appropriate […]Continue Reading
Puppy Training Mistakes To Avoid: Set Him Up For Success
For those families welcoming a puppy to the household, it’s important to start training early so the puppy will grow into a well-mannered dog. Following are some puppy training mistakes to avoid: Puppy Training Mistake #1: Focus On Negative Behaviors Owners often wait for a puppy to do something wrong and correct him rather than […]Continue Reading
Training Small Dogs: 5 Tips to Remember
Small dogs sometimes have a reputation for being hard to train. Actually, many small breeds are quite intelligent and training …Continue Reading
How To Make Dog Training More Fun
Dog training is something you should enjoy doing with your dog not something that you dread. Training with your dog can be exciting when the light bulb goes off and the dog grasps the new exercise. It is just as exciting for the dog as it is for the trainer. Change Up The Order One […]Continue Reading
It’s Time to Get Down, Little Doggie!
As dog guardians, we want a well behaved dog. For this to happen, dogs need to be trained. One aspect of dog training that poses a challenge for many dog guardians is teaching the down command. When you have visitors come over, many dogs jump on them in greeting. A few minutes of dog training […]Continue Reading
International Guide Dogs Day: 10 Things You May Not Know About Guide Dogs
Today is officially International Guide Dogs Day. Guide dogs are …Continue Reading
Does Your Dog Consider Every Day Hump Day?
Does your dog have a bad habit of mounting other dogs, people or toys? This can be very …Continue Reading
Importance Of Dog Training (Infographic)
The team at Pet365 created this infographic to show some interesting statistics regarding dog training. Even …Continue Reading