Dog Owners Have No Time

Dog Owners Have No Time

You dog owners have no time on your hands and are probably looking sheepishly at your dog knowing you should train.  No, you need to train your dog not to jump, bark or not do whatever unacceptable thing he’s been doing since you got him. Plus you made the choice to get your dog, you made a commitment to “do the right […]

Living with Your Dog – Easier Than You Think

Living with Your Dog – Easier Than You Think

Has living with your dog become intolerable? Are you frustrated with your dog’s unruly behavior? You may not be in the boat alone. Let’s hear from a few folks with new dogs in their home. See if these comments hit a familiar note. One fairly new dog owner said, “Once he got used to life […]

It’s Never Too Late to Improve Your Dogs Behavior

It’s Never Too Late to Improve Your Dogs Behavior

If you are thinking, “It’s too late to train my dog”, know that it’s never too late to improve your dog’s behavior and for more reasons than you may think! That leads me to this question for you: “What does your dog’s behavior say about your priorities?” You don’t have time or never had time to train your […]

Teenage Dog: Okay, Just Shoot Me Now

Teenage Dog: Okay, Just Shoot Me Now

Does this sound like your teenage dog? “My dog is over excited all the time, does not follow commands and seems to have a mind of his own when I want him to pay attention to me. I often find myself yelling at him or repeating the same thing to him over and over again. […]

Dog Exercise: Exercising Your Dog Indoors

Dog Exercise: Exercising Your Dog Indoors

There is no doubt dog exercise is critical to your dog’s mental and physical well being. In fact, lack of exercise is one of the biggest causes of dog behavior problems. And if you live in a Sunbelt region as I do, summertime brings some very hot and humid temperatures that don’t foster a lot of […]

Your Worst Nightmare: Dog Will Not Come

Your Worst Nightmare: Dog Will Not Come

If your dog will not come, do you ever consider that could turn into your worst nightmare? What if your dog does not obey your come command at that critical, life-saving moment? Talk about frightening! Not coming when called can also produce some embarrassing moments when your dog gets out the front door and digs […]

Dog Behavior: One Simple Trick to Improve Your Dog’s Behavior

Dog Behavior: One Simple Trick to Improve Your Dog’s Behavior

If you’re like most other dog owners with dog behavior problems, you’re looking for a quick and easy trick that will improve your dog’s behavior. What I’m about to share with you has to do with habits because we are all creatures of habit. We do things subconsciously. It happened to Leila the other day. […]

Recipe for Disaster: 7 Ingredients for an Aggressive Dog

Recipe for Disaster: 7 Ingredients for an Aggressive Dog

As a dog owner you don’t intentionally create an aggressive dog. But your dog can become aggressive because of lots things you do or don’t do with or to your dog unintentionally.

Obedience Training Has No Practical Value Unless Used Every Day

Obedience Training Has No Practical Value Unless Used Every Day

Getting any dog, even under ideal conditions, does not guarantee a well-adjusted dog. Most new puppy or dog owners take a group obedience training class and figure – done! But it takes more than just obedience training. Here’s what one such owner had to say about her newly acquired adolescent terrier mix just after finishing […]

Aggressive Dog: What Steps Do I Take to Make My Dog Better?

Aggressive Dog: What Steps Do I Take to Make My Dog Better?

Dealing with an aggressive dog can be frightening at best right? It’s also embarrassing and extremely anxiety producing for you if you have to walk your aggressive dog but feel you can’t.  It actually puts you in a stale-mate position. You don’t want to walk your dog for fear of him becoming reactive and you […]

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