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Ask A Dog Trainer: How Do I Get My Distracted Dog To Focus On Me?

You are trying to teach your dog to sit. You’ve tried every trick in the book and he just won’t...

Ask A Dog Trainer: Can I Teach My Dog To Like Other Dogs?

One of the more common questions I get asked by clients who are looking for behavior modification t...

Ask A Dog Trainer: What’s The SIMPLEST Way To Potty Train?

Puppies are absolutely the cutest thing on this Earth…until they have their first accident in you...

5 Ways To Continue Training When Your Pup Is Laid Up

There is nothing worse than a dog with an injury. You can’t tell him why he can’t fly arou...

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 nuis...

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 gender? D...

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 outdoor...

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 the...

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 train...

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 b...

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 have ...

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 sta...

Treat Training Tips For Dogs

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

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 “traini...

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 car i...

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 (eit...

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 him, p...

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 soc...

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 goe...

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 investm...

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 snuggle,...

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 place...

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 use it...

Your Top 5 Dog Training Questions Answered

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

10 Toys To Keep Your Pup Entertained

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

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 from...

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 dog...

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