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A Beginner’s Guide to Dog Psychology and Dog Training Techniques

A Beginner’s Guide to Dog Psychology and Dog Training Techniques Training your dog is essential not just because it improves their behavior but also because it helps you keep them safe. Moreover, a well-trained dog is a dog you can take almost anywhere. So, it would also allow you to spend more quality time together. With that in mind, here...
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10 Easiest Dogs to Train: Which Breed Is Best For You?

If you’re going to commit to owning a dog, then you need to be prepared to commit to a regular training schedule. Without proper obedience training, your canine will not respect you as the owner and does what it wants when it wants. You need to set boundaries and make it be known that it is not above you in...
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Understanding and Managing Aggression in Dogs

The greatest worry of any dog owner – “is my dog going to be attacked by another dog, or is my dog going to be aggressive to a dog or person”. Nearly every dog owner has faced a situation involving an aggressive dog, either their own or someone else’s. It has been treated as fact that some dogs and some...
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Leashed or Unleashed: What is the best for you and your dog?

There is no time our dogs are happier than when they are out on their ‘walkies’! They get the exercise, interaction and all the sniffing that they love. But as owners, we are confronted with whether it is better, and safer, to have our dogs on the leash or walking free. We all know that dogs are freedom loving creatures,...

Is Crate Training Right for Your Dog?

Have you just made that wonderful decision to bring a beautiful, cuddly puppy into your home, and now you are thinking “what could be the best way to train my puppy in the house?”. Well Crate Training has become a very popular method, but just like any form of training there are benefits and drawbacks to using this technique. ​...

Atten-hut! Cold, Hard Facts about Sending your Pup to Dog Training Camp

"Drop and give me twenty, dog!" is an image that many people conjure up about the type of training that goes on at doggie boot camps. The rigors and possible degrading that they think their little puppy would have to endure keeps many owners far away from otherwise enrolling and correcting the behavior of their wild and unruly pooch. Training...

Litter box training

Just a slight blog on litter box training.....we are training our yorkie to do his "thing"in a littler box....EXCELLENT idea, he is taking to it perfectly.

10 Tips for Crate Training your Dog

It’s not difficult to teach your dog to happily settle in a crate, and to guide you, here are 10 tips for quick and effective crate training. Choose a suitable crate for your dog when he is fully grown. It may appear to be too large for your baby puppy, and will be more costly than a small crate, but your canine...

Don’t make a habit of tying up your dog

So many people feel that a dog belongs on a leash. They either don't have the time, or patience to keep up with a young dog that's running around all over the place, so they make the dog stay in the backyard on a leash. That is just not right. A dog wasn't made for people to tie up permanently....

Don’t use negative reinforcement while training your dog

Training your dog requires patience and time. It is a very important step in keeping a dog, and not only makes your life together more enjoyable, it also establishes the hierarchy in the family. It is important to remember that dogs read our faces and feelings much more accurately than an adult human. This means that if you're getting frustrated...

House training your Puppy

Techniques for House training your puppy can vary depending on your lifestyle. Some people have their own garden where they let their dogs poop, which becomes manure after a while, so you don't need to be present to pick it up after them. In this case, the only requirement is that you train you dog to poop outside. The key...

Paper Training your Dog

We learned last week about some basic house training for your puppy, and this week, we're going to explore a very popular technique called paper training. It basically involves designating a certain area in your house by marking it with waster paper. That area will be used by your puppy for potty training. When you notice that your puppy is...