When trying to find the right expert for your dog, you will come across many confusing titles. The two most confusing titles that you will come across are a dog behaviorist and a dog trainer. Knowing the difference between these two terms will help you choose the right expert for your dog. In this post, … Read more Dog Behaviorist vs Dog Trainer. What’s the Difference?
Clicker training became a popular trend in the mid-1990 because it’s an excellent alternative to negative enforcement or aversive training that focus on intimidation, fear, and pain. This innovative training tool centers around positive reinforcement with plenty of support from scientific research. It’s highly effective and can help strengthen the bond between you and your … Read more What Are Dog Training Clickers?
Practically every dog has a collar that holds their license, rabies/vaccination ID, and leash. There are a variety of collars out there that reflects your dog’s personality. However, some collars are designed for training purposes and not decoration. Some owners would use training collars to prevent pulling and barking. Are you located in or around … Read more Are Dog Training Collars Inhumane?
Does your dog bark at visitors whenever they visit your home? Though it’s quite annoying, it is normal for dogs to do this. All dogs communicate in different ways, and one of the problems that pet owners deal with is excessive barking at visitors. They do this to alert you of the presence of someone … Read more How Do I Get My Dog to Stop Barking at Visitors
Well, the question can dog training help with an aggression? In short, that answer is yes. However, it is not that easy because most of the time, the cause of a dog’s aggression can be by multiple factors that could be from the animal itself, its breed, and its owner. Firstly, the animal itself – … Read more Can dog training help with an aggression?
When you get a new dog, especially a puppy, it’s not going to know how to behave properly. You need to teach it. You can try to train your dog yourself, but that can be challenging if you aren’t sure of what you’re doing. That’s why many people choose to go with professional dog training. … Read more Why dog training is so important.
We get asked quite often what exactly the point of crate training is. There are so many misconceptions and incorrect information about crate training so we decided to write out a Crate Training 101 blog to hopefully answer any questions you may have. First off, let’s begin with this: crating your dog is not … Read more Crate training
Preparing Your Puppies Nail trimming involves a lot of paw handling so consistency is important. From a young age playing with your puppies paws and toes will set up the fundamentals needed for easy maintenance as your pup grows up. Proper Clippers The key to well trimmed nails is proper equipment. Due to the … Read more 5 tips for easy nail maintenance
Hiking in the back country. Let me start by saying I love hiking with dogs; I pursue ways to allow my dogs to simply be dogs. There is no better joy then watching a dog go primordial and simply move through nature. Relaxing obedience and permitting the dog to be a dog, all while maintaining … Read more Hiking with Your K9
House pets to working dogs – is there a difference? In breed, drive and function – yes. However; in behavior, issues and problems – not so much. When training dogs clarity of task is the most important aspect of all training. Whether the purpose is to find and apprehend a suspect or dive off an … Read more House Pets to Working Dogs