Loose Leash Walking – A Refresher

The weather is finally getting warmer!  You and Fido have serious cabin fever and you are ready to get out side and start walking in the fresh air and soak in the sun!   The problem is everyone has the same idea!  So as you and Fido are getting out there for the first time since …

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Dog Games that Reinforce Obedience Commands

Dog catching treat

Dog training doesn’t need to be all about hard work.  It is proven that dogs learn faster when your training sessions are short, 10-15 minutes a couple times a day.  Repetition is the key for all the things you teach your dog.   Below are a couple of games that you can play with your dog …

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Bark Park Etiquette

Bark Park Etiquette

Everyone wants to take their dog to the Bark Park at least once so that their dog can romp and play with their other canine buddies.  But not all dogs are good candidates for the bark park.  The rule of thumb is all dogs that are healthy and friendly are welcome.  Not …

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Fixing Come When Called Dog Training Problems

Dog Training – Resolving Come When Called Problems

Come When Called Does your dog come to you when you call him every time?  Even when he is chasing squirrels?  If you answered “No” , don’t worry,  here are some dog training tips for the Come When Called command that you can do to get back …

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The STAY command is one of the best skills you can teach your dog.     What does STAY mean?  For this article, STAY means that you are asking your dog to hold a specific position no matter what is going on around them until you release them.  Generally the STAY command is combined with control position.   …

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Calm Dog Greetings

Calm Relaxed Dog Nose Greeting

One of the most common complaints I get from dog owners is that they think their dog is “aggressive” on leash towards other dogs.   Usually this this is due to the fact that the owners have unknowingly put their dogs in situation after situation, where their dog or the other dog is either too excited …

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