Introducing Your New Puppy to Your Older Dog

How to Introduce Your New Puppy to Your Older Dog

September 2, 2022

Gaining a new fluffy addition to your family is exciting for any household. Getting a new puppy used to your home can take some preparation and careful introductions to their new living space. This process can take a bit longer if you also have an older dog in your family. When the dog of the […]

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How Much Time Do I Need to Invest in Dog Training?

July 28, 2022

Contrary to popular belief, dogs enjoy behavioral training. And it’s no wonder they do — their favorite human’s attention and scrumptious treats are usually involved. What’s not to love? Behavior training lessons are also a great way to bond with your furry friend and build a bridge of trust that will last a lifetime. So, […]

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How to Discipline a Puppy

March 2, 2022

There’s no denying it — your new puppy is the cutest thing on earth, maybe even the universe. And while you can’t help but melt each time you look into those puppy eyes, you’ll have to learn to discipline your puppy. Learn the basics of positive reinforcement to improve those naughty puppy behaviors like a […]

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How to Reduce Your Dog’s Barking

January 13, 2022

Any dog owner will tell you that some barking is normal and expected with a pet dog, as it’s one way your dog communicates with you and other animals. However, excessive barking is more than a distraction or nuisance — it could also signal a problem with your dog or their environment that you need to […]

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A Guide To Understanding a Dog's Body Language

A Guide to Understanding a Dog’s Body Language

December 10, 2021

  Most of us are familiar with the more common ways dogs communicate. We recognize their barks, whines and growls. However, there is much more to understanding what your dog is thinking or feeling than the sounds they make. The body language your dog displays can also be a huge help with comprehending the message […]

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A Guide to Well-Behaved Dogs for New Dog Owners

October 20, 2021

Bringing a dog home for the first time is an exciting experience. Every new dog owner wants to ensure that their new pup is given the love, care and attention that they need to truly thrive in their new home. But being a first-time dog owner, much like the experience of being a new parent, […]

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Two dogs with their owners walking as a pack

Pack Walks

September 22, 2021

  *For Current Clients Only* It can be hard to socialize dogs in a safe way especially when working with reactive dogs. Here at Off Leash K9 Training Maryland we are introducing Pack Walks to help dogs have more positive experiences when in company of dogs. Walking within a pack can give your dog opportunities […]

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Essential Commands to Teach Your Dog

August 27, 2021

One of the great things about dogs is that they’re so smart. While it might not seem like your dog is a genius when they’re drooling or chasing their tail, dogs have an incredible ability to learn. These furry friends understand consequences and can respond to dozens of different verbal cues. All it takes is […]

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Is It Too Late to Train My Older Dog?

August 27, 2021

If you’ve chosen to adopt a dog, chances are he’s not quite a puppy anymore. Rescuing an adult dog is a rewarding and meaningful experience, but it does present unique challenges. You may be asking yourself, “Is my dog too old to train?” Despite popular belief, you can teach an old dog new tricks. If you’re […]

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New Puppy Checklist: Are You Ready for a Puppy?

April 30, 2021

Bringing home a new puppy is a big decision. Puppies are major commitments, and you don’t want to rush into owning one. Thousands of families adopt puppies every day because they bring so much joy and love into people’s lives. You may be wondering how to know if a puppy is right for you. Use […]

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