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 […]
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 […]
When helping folks with dog training for their new or current dog, I am frequently met with the same comment: “But my other dog didn’t do this!” Some how it always turns out that the previous dog was an angel when compared to the new dog’s frustrating antics and behavior. You’ve no doubt […]
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 […]
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.
It’s that time of year! Thunderstorms loom in most weekly forecasts. Independence Day is just around the corner. What does that mean for some dogs? It definitely doesn’t mean a good time! Shaking, pacing, hiding, barking, panting, and even destruction are some of the behaviors your dog will likely display when he is stressed. Here […]
How many dogs are too many dogs? And just how do so many owners get over the top in dogs? If you are thinking about adding to your existing pack, you might want to consider the following before taking the plunge. Needless to say, we’ve had lots of dogs at our house over the years […]
“Our fearful dog is keeping us from enjoying all the things a normal dog owner gets to enjoy with their dog.” That was the answer I got when I asked Billy and Sue, “How can I help you with your dog?” Now that can be a lot of things, so I asked them what their goal […]
The solution to your dog problem is really closer than you think.
There are basically 5 reasons why dog training fails with some dog owners. In my 30 years of dog training, I have presented plans, worked with dog owners to resolve their dog behavior problems, have had many successes and have seen owners struggle and sometimes fail with a good dog training plan. Dog training failures […]