Dog Training & Behavior Blog

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6 Things to Look for When Selecting a Dog Trainer

1. What is your need and what are the trainer’s areas of expertise? Before looking for a dog trainer, spend time thinking about what your needs are. Possible training needs can include obedience training, trick training, behavior modification or rehabilitation, and/or service dog training. Knowing what type of services you need will help you ask [...]

2018-12-04T04:43:24+00:00December 4th, 2018|Training|

Housebreaking Your Pup

Successful Housebreaking 101 Housebreaking a young puppy is behavior priority number one upon bringing your new furry family member into your home.   Nothing is probably more frustrating then a dog that isn't 100% housebroken after months of effort.  At only 8-9 weeks of age,  your puppy is not yet physically capable of avoiding potty accidents [...]

2018-11-12T15:53:22+00:00August 1st, 2017|House Breaking|

Dog Parks: To Go or Not to Go?

Dog parks can be a good place to play with your dog or to give him / her opportunity to socialize with other dogs and people within the confines of a fenced "park." I have gone to a dog park on several occasions with my dogs and we have enjoyed our time there. However, a [...]

2018-11-12T15:53:22+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Socialization|