Your Dog Training Questions: How Do I Crate Train My Dog?

Your Dog Training Questions: How Do I Crate Train My Dog?

Jim, I just adopted a new dog and I am lost. I would like to crate train, but I am not sure how to do it. How long do you recommend keeping a dog in the crate a day? — Sarah, via email   My Answer: Crate training is not about confining your dog in […]

Petiquette With Jim Burwell: 6 Secrets To Training Your Dog

Petiquette With Jim Burwell: 6 Secrets To Training Your Dog

When you have a dog that is well mannered and obeys your commands, life is much easier and happier for everyone. You don’t worry about him jumping on friends and visitors. Your dog understand what the expectations are and HOW to meet them, he views you as his leader and you in turn have a […]

Housetraining An Older Dog

Housetraining An Older Dog

Have you ever had a house training problem — ¬†with a 3-year-old dog? As you know, a 3-year-old dog is old enough to be house trained – in fact you probably went through house training earlier as a puppy (i.e., 3 months of age). Well now that puppy is a 3-year-old dog, and you find […]

Petiquette With Jim Burwell: House Soiling in an Adult Dog

Discovering that your older, mature dog is house soiling in your home can be frustrating for many dog owners. After eliminating any medical causes, you must take a look at other reasons for this behavior. If your dog has become anxious, this can cause house soiling in a mature dog. Let’s look at how this […]