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Tag Archives: puppy training
Puppies bite. It’s a fact. It’s a normal and natural behavior. In fact, it’s a necessary part of puppy development. But is it something that we have to just accept? Do we just put up with it – taking all … Continue reading →
Jasper jumps. A lot. He jumps when you get home as he tries to greet you. He jumps when you have something interesting in your hand that he thinks he might like. He jumps on visitors as they enter the … Continue reading →
what do you do if one or both dogs is not well socialized? Or if a first encounter didn’t “go so well”? Just because the dogs got off on the wrong paw, doesn’t necessarily mean all is lost. It may
still be possible to create a comfortable coexistence. Keep in mind that dogs are individuals and have personalities that include likes and dislikes. Not all dogs will get along famously. Just
because you love that dog’s daddy, doesn’t automatically mean that your dog will love his dog …
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There are a couple of tricks to teaching your dog to walk nicely on a leash and they do not include using choke chains or pinch collars. Necessary tools for training a dog to walk nicely on a leash: 1. … Continue reading →
In the last entry I discussed nutrition and how it plays a role in your dog’s potty habits. Now I will walk you through the basics of how to actually potty train your puppy (or older dog).
First decide where your pooch is going to potty. Indoors on a potty pad
or outside? If outside, in a specific area of the yard or does she have
free roam of the yard to potty wherever she see fit? If you are
training for an indoor potty spot, pick the area where you want the
potty pads to live. Ideally this will be in a small room …
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Potty training a new pup or an older dog may seem like an enormous undertaking, but when you break it down you’ll find that anyone can successfully teach their canine friend where the “right” spot is and how to let … Continue reading →