Category Archives for "Dog Training For Beginners"

How To Keep Your Dog From Getting On The Sofa/Couch

I once had a dog who refused to stop getting on the sofa. Sure, I taught him to stay off the sofa when I was home, but as soon as I went to sleep or left the house, I could hear him jumping back up in his favorite spot on the sofa…

…and he got doggy fur all over the clean upholstery . We fought this battle for most of his life and I was always frustrated. Since that time, though, I’ve learned a lot of little tricks and ways of training a dog so you can keep your fur friend off the sofa and that training starts when your dog is young.

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Potty Training Problems?

One of the things that I hear most about from new dog owners that really gets them frustrated is potty training their new puppy or dog. House training a new dog is really not that difficult and the methods that we use are the same whether it is an adult dog or a puppy.

I’ve been training dogs professionally for about three decades now and I have come across many different ways that people have tried to potty train their dog. Unfortunately most of these methods don’t work.

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Training The Older Dog: Secrets You Can Use

We’ve all heard the phrase, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” However, it turns out that you can train an older dog. It may be harder to train an older dog than to train a young puppy but older dogs are just as able to learn new things as other dogs.

Think about the way the human mind works. When we’re very young we can easily learn different languages. However, if we tried to learn Spanish or another language now, as adults, it might take years to learn.

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Handling Multiple Dogs In Your Home

If you have problems dealing with one dog in your home, imagine what it’s like coping with two or even three dogs and trying to keep things running smoothly. It can be hard to cope with multiple dogs at times and in some cases it can result in dogs fighting for dominance.

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Does Your Dog Bark While You Are At Work?

Does your dog bark while you’re at work?  If he does, then you may have a lot of other problems, too. You’re probably not very popular with your neighbors, for one thing.  They could call animal control about your dog.  Plus, along with barking, your dog could be destructive at home. Even if you’re not […]

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