Why does my dog…? The age old question and before we start, know that this blog post is not about answering it. As a dog trainer I get asked this all the time, so I decided to flip it around and ask my friends on social media why they think their dogs do the things … Continue reading Why does my dog…?
1. Keep your dog indoors. Insulate her from the loud noises as much as possible by keeping her indoors, preferably in an interior room. The day after fourth of July is the busiest day of the year for dog shelters, because nervous dogs dig under or go over the fence trying to escape the … Continue reading Seven tips to help your pup cope with fireworks
Now that warmer weather is upon us, many of us will be hitting the trails. If you’re planning on bringing your pups along, now is a good time to brush up on your leash skills. None of us enjoy being dragged down the trail by our over-stimulated pooch. Here are 7 tips to help your … Continue reading Walking Your Dog Shouldn’t Be a Drag
In this video I am demonstrating how to help your pup understand that taking something away that he is playing with is not so bad. O’Malley absolutely loves his toys and gets very upset if you take them from him. It’s really important that you go slow. The goal is to never have the dog … Continue reading Helping O’Malley with his “Toy Guarding”