June was National Safety Month, and in honor of the important topic of safety for you and your dogs, the APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers ) put together some helpful tips in regards to traveling with your pet. I thought it was well worth passing along…. Planes, Trains and Automobiles It was the best […]
In recognition of National Dog Bite Prevention Week (May 17-23, 2009), The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) reiterates our belief in training dogs using positive and humane methods. Recent research has shown that the use of aversive training methods can increase aggressive behavior from dogs. The APDT urges dog owners to work with professional […]
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The AKC’s Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) Program is a certification program that is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the 10-step […]
Interactive toy ideas to keep your pup busy! By Trainer, Stephanie Bennett
It’s puppy season! Bringing home your new puppy is very exciting. There is so much work to be done! Be prepared for some sleepless nights, lots of patience, and some hard work. Two of the most common misconceptions that new owners have are: (A) The new puppy understands language and (B) The new puppy already knows how they are expected to behave in a home. A puppy, just like a human baby, must be taught everything.
Lone Star Pet Lodges of Missouri City is offering a 10% discount on training for anyone that votes on click2houston’s BEST PET SUPPLIES contest. The contest ends February 27th so vote today! Training sessions offered at Lone Star Pet Lodges of Missouri City include: Puppy Kindergarten (1 night per week for 4 weeks). Cost $119.00 […]
Listen to Dana Tyson and I talk dog every Wednesday at 7:50AM. If you miss the broadcast, click here to listen to the podcasts. As always, we would love to hear from you. If you have a specific dog training issue you would like us to discuss on air, just shoot me an email! This […]
How many of you have resolved to get more excercise this year? What about your dog? Is possible that you both need more excercise this year? Dogs are the greatest excercise partners you will ever find. They are never too tired, they never complain, and they are always ready to go. It is absolutely true […]
Often dog owners forego training because they don’t like the way they think the training makes their dog feel…