Hiring a dog trainer is one of the most important decisions that you take for your canine friend. However, choosing a dog trainer can be a challenging process for many dog owners, particularly the new ones. Since the federal or state law doesn’t require any certification or license to become a dog trainer, literally anyone can claim … Read more Things to Look for When Choosing a Dog Trainer
In our previous blog, we discussed some of the most common behavioral issues found in dogs and the potential reasons behind them. If your dog is exhibiting any of those behaviors, the first step is to rule out all possible medical reasons behind it. A trip to the vet will take care of it. If … Read more How to Address Behavioral Issues in Dogs – Useful Tips for Common Dog Behavioral Problems
There could be many reasons for a dog’s destructive behavior. Perhaps, your dog was never trained well. Maybe it’s boredom or malnutrition or an injury. Whatever the reasons behind such behavior are, the first step towards your dog’s behavioral therapy is diagnosis. As dog owners, we should first learn about common behavioral issues in dogs … Read more 5 Common Dog Behavioral Issues
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