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 […]

Dog Training: Jump Start Your Dog for the New Year

Dog Training: Jump Start Your Dog for the New Year

I’m sure most of you will admit that there is some area in dog training or dog behavior that you would secretly want to see improvement in your dog. January always seems to nag us towards getting a new start, turning over a new leaf or resolving to be a better dog owner and do […]

Dog Training: Common Sense Tips

Dog Training: Common Sense Tips

Dog training your dog should include good ol’ common sense. You could say they go together like peanut butter and jelly. I do find that when working on dog training, some folks don’t think about some of what I consider common sense or “no-brainer” things when it comes to dog training their dog. I’ve got […]

Out of Control Dog and The Power of Six

Out of Control Dog and The Power of Six

If you’re reading this, then somehow you know or suspect you have an out of control dog. Let me list a few behaviors that should tip you off: jumping on guests when they arrive, barking at the doorbell when it rings, jumping on the guests when they’re on the couch and acting like a maniac […]

Dog Training Tips: A Safe Christmas

Dog Training Tips: A Safe Christmas

As you think back over Thanksgiving and the embarrassment caused by dog behavior, that sinking feeling of “what am I going to do about Fido at Christmas, floats across your brain. With one holiday down and the big one, Christmas right around the corner, you’re now regretting putting off that much needed dog training. Dogs that are […]

DIY Dog Brain Game

DIY Dog Brain Game

Michael Baugh CPDT-KSA, CDBC There are lots of great brain games for dogs these days.  My favorite is still the original Kong Toy.  A well-packed Kong can keep a dog busy puzzling out the food for a good half hour (freeze the stuffed Kong for expert dogs).  I also like Bob-a-Lots, which we sell at […]

National Train Your Dog Month

National Train Your Dog Month

January is National Train Your Dog Month!  The Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT) started the annual celebration of training and relationship-building for people and their dogs 3 years ago.  Every year it’s gotten bigger and better. There are some great things planned to help you get in the spirit, and start training. Watch me […]

Puppies on the Radio

Puppies on the Radio

Puppies are such great fun.  They’re also a lot of work.  The good news is there’s a whole lot we can do early on to make sure our relationship with our puppies grows into a healthy life-long  friendship. Houston Dog Trainer Michael Baugh be talking about puppies (and taking calls) 8 – 9 p.m. Sunday […]

Something to Chew On

Something to Chew On

Dogs chew.  It’s not just a puppy thing either.  Dogs actually chew throughout their lifetime.  It helps pass the time, keep their teeth clean and diffuse stress.  More than that, it appears to be fun and satisfying for most dogs. A lot of folks ask, “How do I get my dog to stop chewing?”  We […]

Stop Your Dog’s Problem Behavior Today

Stop Your Dog’s Problem Behavior Today

Stop Your Dog’s Behavior Problem Today My dog is out of control!  This is what I hear from most people who call me for help with their dog’s behavior problem. They have a dog like Marley the yellow lab in the movie. I saw this movie before but it was on television again the other […]

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