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    Ask A Dog Trainer: How Do I Fix A Pushy Dog? (Hint: You May Be Reinforcing The Behavior!)

    Do you have a pushy pup problem? Don’t worry, you are not alone! Pushy dogs quickly become a...

      Tips To Strengthen Your Dog’s “Stay” On Command

      So you went to puppy or basic obedience class with your new dog and you learned the basics of...

        Adopt The Perfect Pet For Your Family: Expert Tips on Choosing A Dog With A Good Temperament

        There is a lot to think about when picking out a dog that fits your family. What size and...

          Ask A Dog Trainer: How Do I Get My Dog To Stop Chasing Animals?

          Many dog owners struggle with dogs that chase anything that moves, particularly wildlife or...

            Ask A Dog Trainer: What Toys Should I Give My Puppy?

            One of the keys to having a well-behaved puppy is having the right toys. The amount of toys out...

              Ask A Dog Trainer: How Do I Become A Dog Trainer?

              I have received many emails in the last couple weeks from people asking me how I became a dog...

                Ask A Dog Trainer: What’s the Best Harness For A Dog That Pulls?

                Leash pulling is one of the most complained about dog behaviors. It’s not just annoying, it can...

                  Ask A Dog Trainer: How To Help Dogs That Fixate

                  While many of us appreciate a dog with focus, especially when it comes to training, some dogs...

                    Ask A Dog Trainer: How Do I Train My Dog For Teeth Brushing?

                    February is National Pet Dental Month and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to...

                      Treat Training Tips For Dogs

                      Positive reinforcement training is rapidly gaining popularity and that, for the most part, that...

                        5 Ways To Fit Dog Training Into Your Busy Life

                        We all have very busy lives. In fact, one of the things I hear most often from clients is...

                          How To Get Anxious, Scared, Or Motion Sick Dogs Used To Riding In The Car

                          For some dogs, riding in the car is the highlight of their day. They love it! For others, the...

                            8 Tips To Get Your Dog Used To Biking

                            Biking with your dog can be a great way to exercise those high-energy pups that can outrun you...

                              Teach Your Dog These 7 Tasks To Make Your Golden Years Easier

                              You think a lot about caring for your dog as he ages, like ways you can make life easier for...

                                Ask A Dog Trainer: Why Doesn’t My Dog Respond The First Time?

                                Are you the owner at the dog park that’s calling your dog’s name ten times before she comes to...

                                  5 Ways To Foster Confidence In Your Puppy

                                  Those first several weeks when you bring your puppy home are the most critical when it comes to...

                                    8 Tips To Help Your Dog Conquer Their Fears

                                    A lot of dogs live with fears. Fear of people, other dogs, nail trims, baths, cars – the list...

                                      8 Tips For Choosing A Good Dog Trainer

                                      So you’ve decided to take some training with your dog – awesome! It’s one of the best...

                                        10 Important Cues To Teach Your Puppy ASAP

                                        Bringing home a new puppy is one of the most exciting things you can do. Everyone wants to...

                                          Top 10 Tips On Crate Training A Dog

                                          Crate training is one of the best things a dog owner can do. It gives your dog a safe, secure...

                                            Top 5 Tips For Training Your Puppy Not To Bite

                                            Puppies bite, we all know this. They use their mouth to explore their environment. They also...

                                              Your Top 5 Dog Training Questions Answered

                                              Since January is #NationalTrainYourDogMonth, we went on Facebook and asked our readers what one...

                                                10 Toys To Keep Your Pup Entertained

                                                The most asked question I get as a trainer is usually, “What toy is best for my...

                                                  9 Common Training Mistakes Everyone Makes

                                                  What’s that old saying – “To err is human,” or something like that? Basically, we all make...

                                                    How To Get your Dog To Leave Something Alone On Command

                                                    “Leave it” is one of the most valuable cues we can teach our dogs. It can save them...

                                                      What To Do With An Anxious Dog When You’re Having People Over

                                                      Having an anxious dog can take all the fun out of having people over. You stress about how your...

                                                        Top 10 Dog Training Tips

                                                        Training your dog is one of the most important things you can do as a pet parent, but it can...

                                                          10 Tips For Potty Training A Puppy From A Professional Dog Trainer

                                                          If you plan on getting a new puppy, then potty training is probably the first thing on your...

                                                            Ask A Dog Trainer: What’s The Difference Between A Hybrid & A Mutt?

                                                            When I was young, there was pretty much two types of dogs: purebred, registered dogs that were...

                                                              Top 10 Dog Feeding Tips

                                                              For most dogs, mealtime is the best part of their day – Charles Shultz got it right when he...