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Tips For Adding Dogs To Your Household

Tips For Adding Dogs To Your Household

Interesting to note, not all dogs get along! And, the truth is, it is our fault as humans! Back in the day of wild canines, dog evolution was in the “paws” of the wild canines. Today, humans manipulate characteristics and...

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Why Your Dog Growls At Some People And Not Others

Why Your Dog Growls At Some People And Not Others

Dogs are interesting creatures. They are so simple in some contexts and so complicated in others, or so we think. Honestly, I think the problem is that we humans don’t take the time to try and understand our dogs. We...

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Tips for Teaching Your Dog Impulse Control and Why it Matters

Tips for Teaching Your Dog Impulse Control and Why it Matters

One of the biggest problems that I see in dog training is a total lack of impulse control. Ironically, this wasn’t a HUGE issue 20 years ago. I think, back then, people had fewer distractions, and at least taught their...

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Collars vs. Harnesses For Walking Your Dog

Collars vs. Harnesses For Walking Your Dog

I have been a dog trainer for over 25 years. I have a lot of experience. I am also a vet tech. I have a love-hate relationship with harnesses. I am not even going to pull punches with this article....

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3 Simple Tips For Teaching Your Dog NOT To Pull On The Leash

3 Simple Tips For Teaching Your Dog NOT To Pull On The Leash

So many dogs these days do not have any leash manners. They pull while on the leash, choking themselves, making the walk miserable! But, there are a few simple tips you can use to teach your dog to NOT pull...

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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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The 6 Reasons You Are Ruining Your Dog’s “Stay” Command

The 6 Reasons You Are Ruining Your Dog’s “Stay” Command

The “Stay” command is often the “bane” of dog owners’ obedience training. And, even those who get a decent “stay,” often end up losing it completely. It is pretty easy to understand if you read these points… The 6 Reasons...

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How To Deal With Dog Aggression Within Your Pack

How To Deal With Dog Aggression Within Your Pack

Interestingly, my dogs fought two days ago. So, it is with great authority that I write this article. I mean, I suppose I should be ashamed, or I should keep that information to myself so people don’t ever realize that...

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7 Tips to Stop Your Dog’s Barking

7 Tips to Stop Your Dog’s Barking

Barking is pretty irritating! Few people, if any, enjoy listening to their dog’s incessant barking. Thankfully, we have some helpful tips to stop your dog’s barking. Here are Seven Tips to Stop Your Dog’s Barking: 7. Be Consistent Barking can’t be...

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Subtle Signs of Dog Anxiety and How to Ease Stress

Subtle Signs of Dog Anxiety and How to Ease Stress

It’s frustrating, you’re walking your dog, and he stops, looking at everything but you. He won’t move, no matter what you do. Or, perhaps, you invite a large group of friends over to meet your puppy, but he squirms and...

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