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When Should You Start Training Your Puppy?

May 29, 2024

Congrats on adopting a puppy! Adding a new fluffy member to the family is always an exciting occasion. You’ve done the preparations for homecoming, and now it’s time for the fun part – potty training, obedience training and socialization. Training your puppy instills good behavior and builds an unbreakable bond. The best time to start […]

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6 Mistakes to Avoid When Crate Training Your Dog

May 13, 2024

Welcoming a dog into your home is a joyous experience filled with cuddles, wet kisses and playful tugs of war, but it also involves some vital training steps, such as dog crate training. When done correctly, crate training can be a rewarding experience for you and your furry friend. It provides a safe space to […]

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How to Keep Your Dog Calm During Thunderstorms

April 26, 2024

Spring is a time where weather can become severe quickly. Our furry friends can be more sensitive to this change and the storms that it can produce. It is not uncommon for dogs to be afraid of thunderstorms. Thunderstorms can be loud, unpredictable, and produce flashing lights and sudden changes in atmospheric pressure, which can […]

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The Importance of Consistency in Dog Training

April 15, 2024

Did you know that consistency in dog training brings more than just discipline to your furry friends? Whether it’s about commanding your dog to wait for the food or telling him to stop on certain occasions, consistent efforts yield positive, enduring habits over time. Know how to train a dog effectively by following a routine […]

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What Training Class is Best for Your Dog?

What Dog Training Class Is Best for Your Dog?

March 29, 2024

Whether you have a high-energy German shepherd or a cheeky Yorkshire terrier, dog training can give them the socialization and mental stimulation they need. However, with so many dog training courses to choose from, it can be challenging to find the best fit for your pet. From puppy training to obedience classes, this guide gives […]

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Hand Signals for Dog Training

March 1, 2024

Dog training helps you stimulate your pooch, encourage better obedience and strengthen your bond. Adding hand signals to your training sessions enables you to maximize these benefits tenfold. As dogs begin to age, there’s also the possibility of them losing their hearing — hand signals help keep communication channels open. Our guide will help you […]

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The Do’s and Dont’s of Introducing Dogs

February 8, 2024

Bringing a new dog into your family is an exciting time, but it’s important to approach the introduction process with care and consideration. Introducing dogs to each other requires careful planning and management to ensure a positive and harmonious relationship. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the do’s and don’ts of introducing dogs, providing […]

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Dog Training Education Month: Empowering Pet Owners and Furry Friends

February 1, 2024

February is not just the month for celebrating love and friendship; it is also the perfect time to focus on the importance of educating ourselves and our beloved furry friends. Dog Training Education Month aims to raise awareness about the benefits of proper training and the role it plays in creating a harmonious bond between […]

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The Problem When We Overly Coddle Our Dogs: Unintended Consequences

January 12, 2024

Dogs have long been considered man’s best friend, offering unwavering loyalty and companionship. However, in recent years, there has been a concerning trend of dog owners treating their furry friends more like human babies than animals. While showering love and care upon our pets is undoubtedly important, excessive coddling can inadvertently lead to behavioral issues, […]

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How to Train a Dog With Positive Reinforcement

January 8, 2024

As a dog owner, you always want your dog to be happy and comfortable. Having a happy dog requires setting boundaries so they know what’s allowed in your home. You can set limits humanely with positive reinforcement dog training. A staggering 65.1 million households have a dog in the United States, and only 8% of dog owners claim their […]

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