dog training


There Is No Reason to Use a Shock Collar. In Fact, It Should Be Illegal

Annie Phenix, CPDT-KA | Jan 21st 2016 There is no need or valid reason to shock, poke, hang, hit, or throw chains at your dog, or to spray water in his face or hurl him to the ground on his back (called an alpha roll). None. Please read that sentence again. If someone in your […]

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Surviving Your First 30 Days With a New Puppy

BY DR. MARTY BECKER DVM | JUNE 22, 2015 As soon as you get your new puppy, love on him and let him hear the sound of your voice. You want to know the first two thoughts of a new puppy owner? I got a new puppy! Now what do I do? Congratulations! You’ve just […]

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Can Dog Aggression be Cured?

Aggression is the most common and most serious behavior problem in dogs. It’s also the number-one reason why pet parents seek professional help from behaviorists, trainers and veterinarians. What Is Aggression? The term “aggression” refers to a wide variety of behaviors that occur for a multitude of reasons in various circumstances. Virtually all wild animals […]

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Why Should I Train my Dog?

The benefits of having a trained dog are nearly limitless! From the moment you get your new puppy or dog, here’s a run-down of just some of the advantages and benefits: Benefits of Dog Training: Puppy classes provide the opportunity for getting your new family member started off right. Puppy classes provide the experiences and […]

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Dog Agility Training: Is It Right for Your Pet?

If your dog has an abundance of energy, it’s important that you direct that energy into an activity that’s fun for you and her. Our guide will help you decide whether agility training is right for your dog. Basic agility training can involve teaching your dog to weave-poles, go over see-saws and crawl under tables. […]

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