There is nothing quite like bringing a new puppy into the home and starting them on a life together with you and your family. They often take over our hearts very quickly but through it all, we want to ensure that we are giving them the proper training. What do you do, however, when you… Continue reading Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks – Is It Possible?
If you are somebody that truly enjoys training a dog, it can be tempting to do it quite frequently. Even if you are taking the dog to a professional trainer several times a week, you may still be tempted to do it at home every day and perhaps even multiple times per day. This can… Continue reading How to Recognize Stress During a Training Session
Most people would readily agree that training a dog is a very important part of dog ownership. In fact, it is just as important as ensuring that your dog has a comfortable place to live an adequate food to eat. When you train a dog, it teaches them more than obedience. It is an exercise… Continue reading Reward vs. Punishment During Training
If you are interested in training your dog, you are ready to take a step into a much better life. It is something that is going to benefit both you and your dog, bringing you closer together and allowing you to work with each other on an ongoing basis. Prior to the time that you… Continue reading 10 Tips for Training Your Dog
Putting your dog through basic obedience is one of the better choices you can make as a dog owner. It provides them with some of the basic skills that they will need to be a welcome part of the family. At the same time, it also creates a bond as the two of you work… Continue reading Teaching Your Dog Good Manners in Public
Having a dog in the home can be quite a treat but sometimes, there may be some challenges to having a dog as well. For many families, that challenge comes in the way of having the dog jump up, both on family members and on anyone else that happens to come through the door. This… Continue reading Stop Your Dog from Jumping on People
The benefits of training a dog are well known. Most people focus on the benefits that it gives to the dog, and there certainly are many that are seen quite quickly. It helps them to be a responsible part of the family and it also gives them some necessary exercise during the day. That being… Continue reading Making Training Time a Happy Time
There are many decisions that need to be made when you have a dog in your home. At times, those decisions may be somewhat easy to make, such as what type of food you are going to feed them. At other times, however, it takes more thought on your part and that is the case… Continue reading Should You Use a Dog Crate?
When you have a dog in the home, you want to ensure that they are fitting in with the family well and one way to do so is to train them properly. Basic obedience training should be a regular part of your dog’s life and it can benefit both you and the animal in multiple… Continue reading How Much Training Is Too Much?
There is no doubt that training a dog is one of the most important things to do when you have one in your home. Admittedly, it is also important to feed them the right type of food and ensure that they have a warm place to sleep but that being said, training them can certainly… Continue reading Teaching Your Dog Sign Language