Archive for the 'Dog Training ' Category

How To Safely Introduce A Cat To Your Dog Home

How To Safely Introduce A Cat To Your Dog Home

For many animal lovers, it’s obvious that you’d want a home with multiple pets, even if they’re different species. If your home has one or two canine family members, there’s a good chance at some point you may want to...

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6 Tips For A Successful “Take Your Dog to Work Day”

6 Tips For A Successful “Take Your Dog to Work Day”

“Take Your Dog to Work Day” is June 22!! Since the concept was launched in 1999, “Take Your Dog To Work Day” has become a huge success celebrated by many companies. After all, what business wouldn’t benefit from a little...

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Dealing with Puppies And Dogs That Don’t Like Leashes

Dealing with Puppies And Dogs That Don’t Like Leashes

Leashes provide us with a means to communicate and control our furry friends. I love leashes! But, not all dogs or puppies love leashes…at least, not in the beginning. How Do You Deal With a Puppy or Dog That Doesn’t...

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Deterring Loose Dogs

Deterring Loose Dogs

Unfortunately, we seem to be in a time when very few dogs are receiving the socialization or training they need to be good companions and good canine citizens. I see a lot of dogs that are reactive to a large...

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How To Stop Your Dog From Barking At The Neighbor’s Dog

How To Stop Your Dog From Barking At The Neighbor’s Dog

“Fence fighting” is a difficult behavior to change! Why? Because it is FUN for all of the dogs involved to bark at each other at the fence. Running back and forth, barking, spitting, snarling and working yourself up is serious...

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Teaching Your Old Dog New Tricks: 5 Things You May Be Doing Wrong

Teaching Your Old Dog New Tricks: 5 Things You May Be Doing Wrong

  So, you have an older dog. Maybe you just adopted them, or perhaps they’ve been a family member for a long time. They might not be as lively as they once were, but that doesn’t mean they can’t learn...

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Two Ways to Teach Your Dog to Greet Guests Politely And One Mistake to Avoid

Two Ways to Teach Your Dog to Greet Guests Politely And One Mistake to Avoid

  Recently, I wrote an article titled “The #1 Secret to Getting Your Dog to Leave Your Guests Alone”. This is a very important article. There are some dogs out there that should NEVER interact or greet your guests. Dogs...

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The #1 Secret to Getting Your Dog to Leave Your Guests Alone

The #1 Secret to Getting Your Dog to Leave Your Guests Alone

Ohhhhhh, dogs love guests!!!! Guests are exciting! Your dog probably hardly ever “truly” gets in trouble when guests are over visiting! The same goes for kids and guests. I remember when I was a kid, I looooooved having company over...

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How and Why to Teach Your Dog “Leave It”

How and Why to Teach Your Dog “Leave It”

“Leave It” is one of the most important commands you can teach your dog! When teaching my puppy class just last week, we were discussing “impulse control”, and teaching the dog not to steal things from your hand (close to...

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Actually, You Have Taught Your Dog To NEVER Come When Called!

Actually, You Have Taught Your Dog To NEVER Come When Called!

It is amazing how many people teach their puppies and dogs the exact opposite of what they think they are working toward! We think in human terms. We don’t take time to consider how dogs learn, and how terribly inconsistent...

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