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6 Warning Signs That Your Puppy Is Dominant
1. Jumping on You
2. Demanding Attention
3. Humping
4. Mouthing
5. Growling or Barking
6. Resource Guarding

5 Common Dog Behavior Problems

If you are a dog owner then at sometime or another you’ve experienced some type of behavior problems with your dogs.  In this article we will talk about 5 of the most common dog behavior problems. 1. Jumping Okay let’s start with jumping. You may have a dog that’s jumping on you, on the kids, […]

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Dog Training Can Start When Your Puppy Is Young

Almost on a daily basis I am asked when can a puppy start being trained. Well that actually depends on what type of training you’re talking about, if you are talking about formal obedience training or if you’re talking about potty training.

When can you start potty training? Potty training is something that should start immediately when you bring your puppy home. This is also the perfect time to teach your puppy not to chew on your personal belongings.

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6 Warning Signs That Your Puppy Is Dominant

Having a dominant puppy can lead to all types of problems as your puppy grows into an adult dog. Being able to identify these dominant signals is important so that you will be able to correct the problems before they become habits. Training your puppy should start at 4 to 6 months of age and the earlier the better to keep from developing these bad traits.

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Are Puppy Kindergarten Classes Necessary?

The question is, should I take my puppy to kindergarten classes? The answer is, maybe and maybe not and let me tell you what I mean. There are a lot of pros and cons on whether a young puppy should be socializing with other puppies and running the risk of catching a disease such as Parvovirus. Let’s talk more about it.

When I talk about a puppy I’m talking about a dog younger than 16 weeks of age. Usually puppy kindergarten classes are for dogs from 8 to 16 weeks old. The main purpose of a puppy kindergarten class is for socialization because at that age there are actually two young to do any formal obedience training.

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6 Tips To Minimize Dog Aggression

Dog aggression is a serious and unfortunately very common problem. While extreme cases should be handled by a professional, dog owners can try these six tips to begin to address their dog’s aggression towards other dogs.

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5 Causes Of Aggression In Your Dog

As a dog trainer one thing that I’m seeing more and more of is aggression in dogs. There are many different reasons why a dog might be aggressive and as a canine behavior specialist and trainer it’s my job to figure out what that reason may be so that we can work at correcting it.

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