Adopting an older dog has many advantages that will make him a wonderful addition to your household. Unfortunately, if he is set in his ways, you’re facing a bit of a challenge when it comes to training. Whatever his situation, you can teach your older dog new tricks; the following tips will help.Continue reading
I had a client make an appointment for dog training last week. However before we could get together he sent me an email explaining that his dog got out of the door and was run over by a car. Actually this happens more often than you can imagine. In fact in your hometown it happens daily.
For most dog owners, one of their greatest fears is that their dog will escape through the door and run into the street where they could be hit by a car. That’s a nightmare scenario that no one wants to have happen, yet it could happen all too easily.Continue reading
In order to eliminate bad behavior and make sure your dog always listens to you, as well as putting an end to embarrassing incidents in front of your friends, the best thing you can do is to make yourself the leader of your “Pack.” For lots of dog owners, however, this is hard to do. […]Continue reading
Dog training is one of the most helpful and exciting things you can do with your pet. When you train your dog you are teaching them to perform certain actions or behaviors according to your signal or the circumstance. If you have a dog, this should be something you focus on. Dog training is mostly […]Continue reading
Quite often I hear people say that they don’t want to use a crate because they feel that it might be cruel. I must say that there are situations where that crate could be a cruel thing to do to your dog. However if done properly it’s the most wonderful thing your dog will ever get from you. Let me give you some reasons why using a crate will be good for you and for your dog.Continue reading
Every well-mannered dog should know at least five basic but important dog obedience commands which are:
Down, sit, come, heel and stay. You need to teach your dog these commands 3 to 5 sessions a day with each session lasting 10 to 15 minutes. Short but frequent sessions are preferable to long and tedious ones if you want to maintain your dog’s interest.
The following is a brief outline of the basic dog training commands. You may opt for verbal praise or use treats once the dog has performed the desired behavior.
If this is you then yes you can go through some obedience training and end up with an aggressive dog. In fact this is what recently happened to a lady that called me. She trained her dog at 6 months with some in-home private lessons and is now looking for answers as to why her 2 year old dog is showing aggression.Continue reading
But, He Really Is A Good Dog! I have been involved in dog training all my life and one thing that I have seen over and over again is how we make excuses for our dogs. I get quite a few calls from dog owners telling me about their dog problems. No matter how bad […]Continue reading
When your dog training program is complete you are not finished training, you are simply entering a different level of training. Let me tell you some things that will guarantee that you have a well trained dog, not just for today but for ever.Continue reading
Advanced Obedience Training If you have already trained your dog on basic obedience and want to find some training that is more advanced, then here are a few suggestions of advanced training that you and your dog may enjoy. Advanced training isn’t just for people who want to show their dogs it can be for […]Continue reading