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How to Build a Simple Puppy Training Schedule

How to Build a Simple Puppy Training Schedule

Puppies are some of my favorite beings on earth!  I’ve said it before and I will say it again, I just love puppies!  All puppies, the small breeds, the large breeds and the medium sized breeds.  Young puppies just have...

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How to Socialize a Dog with Humans: Even the Timid Pooch Can Do It!

How to Socialize a Dog with Humans: Even the Timid Pooch Can Do It!

Socialization is a lot more complicated than it sounds, especially when it comes to how to socialize your dog (or even your puppy) with humans. People even misunderstand it when it comes to socializing your dog or even socializing your...

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Dog Agility Training Exercises: Training With Obstacles

Dog Agility Training Exercises: Training With Obstacles

This is the second installment, if you didn’t catch my first article on dog agility training, I recommend that you read it. Essentially, I believe that almost all dog owners, and also all dogs can benefit from dog agility training! ...

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How to Potty Train a 2 Year Old Dog

How to Potty Train a 2 Year Old Dog

When it comes to figuring out how to potty train a 2 year old dog, it all comes down to breaking bad habits and replacing them with good habits.  I write on a lot of subjects. I write many articles...

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6 Week Old German Shepherd Puppy: My Biggest Trainer Mistake EVER!

6 Week Old German Shepherd Puppy: My Biggest Trainer Mistake EVER!

I once adopted a 6 week old German Shepherd puppy and it led to the biggest training mistake that I ever made.  Curious, aren’t you? Well, we’ll get to that story below. But first, here’s some background information on the...

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How to Train a Dog Not to Pull on its Leash

How to Train a Dog Not to Pull on its Leash

Sometimes, dogs can be extremely stubborn while walking, and we’re left scratching our heads, wondering how to train a dog not to pull on its leash.  I mean, even if your dog isn’t pulling you over, it can still be...

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Dog Door Training: 4 Reasons I Hate Them and 1 Reason I Love Them

Dog Door Training: 4 Reasons I Hate Them and 1 Reason I Love Them

If I had a nickel for every time someone with a doggy door came to me because they were having puppy potty training issues… well, I think I would be a millionaire sitting in my pool writing this.  Unfortunately, it...

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Dog Tail Between Legs? The Tail Tells the Tale

Dog Tail Between Legs? The Tail Tells the Tale

A dog tail between the legs is a sign of how your dog is feeling. Typically, this means that it’s frightened. Likewise, a very high tail or a tail that’s level with the spine indicate other emotions and behaviors in...

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How to Stop a Dog from Jumping on Me

How to Stop a Dog from Jumping on Me

It has taken a lot of experience to figure out how to stop a dog from jumping on me. Jumping up when greeting is one of the most common complaints pet owners have about their dogs. The reason this behavior...

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My Dog Won’t Leave Me Alone! Help!

My Dog Won’t Leave Me Alone! Help!

“What do I do when my dog won’t leave me alone? He’s extra clingy. He simply will not leave me alone!”  Imagine this: Towards the end of a long day, you’ve finished your evening meal, walked the dog, and put...

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