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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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Why Dogs Jump Up & How to Fix it Forever

Why Dogs Jump Up & How to Fix it Forever

I get it, I get it… You probably don’t care WHY dogs jump up as much as you just want the behavior fixed. 😉 But, I can fix it for you! All it takes is a little time and consistency....

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Help!  My Dog Won’t Let People In The House!

Help! My Dog Won’t Let People In The House!

Ironically, I have gotten this question a lot lately.  And, whenever I get the same question I realize it is probably time to write an article to help people! The first client was at her wits end because not only...

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Does Your Dog Chase Your Cat?

Does Your Dog Chase Your Cat?

Does Your Dog Chase Your Cat? I was asked to write an article on dogs who chase cats, so I popped over to You Tube and watched some videos. I was actually horrified at what people allow, just see for...

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Dog Manners and Dog Obedience are Not Synonymous

Dog Manners and Dog Obedience are Not Synonymous

Dog Manners and Dog Obedience are Not Synonymous So I often get questions along the same vein. People can’t figure out why there dog is good at one thing, and yet not good at another. He is a great dog...

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Best Dog Training Tip Everyone Ignores

Best Dog Training Tip Everyone Ignores

Best Dog Training Tip Everyone Ignores It is interesting, but I suppose it is human nature to ignore certain things. I find that people often ignore things that they think will add more difficulty to their lives. But, the truth...

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The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates

The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates

The 3 Main Reasons I Don’t Recommend Littermates I have been a professional dog trainer for over 20 years and there are a few things that I unequivocally do not recommend. One is getting a puppy when you are pregnant. ...

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#1 Way to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up on People

#1 Way to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up on People

#1 Way to Stop Your Dog From Jumping Up on People This is the #1 way to keep your dog from jumping on people and it is pretty easy if you think about it. Yet it requires some work and...

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Coming When Called –  The Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered

Coming When Called – The Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered

Coming When Called –  The Most Difficult Case Study I Have Encountered   One of the main concerns I hear from owners is having a dog that won’t come when called. And, I think we can all admit that this...

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