It’s not the worst thing that can happen, your dog gets extremely excited when you have people over for a visit.
Lots of people take that attitude and they let their dog’s behavior continue. They even let their guests encourage the behavior by giving the dog attention when he’s so excited.
If you live in an area that doesn’t allow ordinary fencing or you just don’t like the looks of a chain link fence, then an invisible fence may be the answer for you and your dog. Here’s how to train a dog to stay within an invisible fence.Continue reading
As a dog trainer that helps people train their problem dog’s one of the things I hear most often with puppies is how do we get the biting to stop. As cute as those little puppies are their teeth are like little tiny razor blades and they hurt. I’m going to teach you a way to eliminate the biting problem without any confrontation.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
One of the neatest tricks you can teach your dog is to fetch a toy or ball and drop it at your feet. This is a great way to give your dog some exercise without becoming completely worn out yourself. Plus, it gives your dog a chance to let out a bit of excess energy.Continue reading
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.Continue reading