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 […]
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 […]
She was flat out ticked off with the 6 year, love-hate relationship she’s had with her dog Rocky, a little mix. This was all because of his house breaking problem. House breaking was literally driving her nuts. Her frustration came through loud and clear in the message waiting for us Monday morning. “I’m gonna kick […]
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. […]
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.
Successful dog training, as I have always said, is not about the dog – it always about the dog’s owner(s). There are certain things that every dog owner should know if they expect their puppy or dog to grow up to be a well behaved, well-adjusted dog with no dog problems. These dog training tips […]
It’s always interesting what people want from their dogs. Let me give you two examples of people and their dogs. On the surface they seem different but they are really not different. Example one John and Glenda, have an older dog Ben that had always been independent. Ben is content to lie off to the […]
“Just how much work is this dog going to be anyway?
We all love our dogs so much. Many people will tell you they love their dog like a baby. I mean, why not?
Here is why loving your dog so much is important.
It’s easy to forget about keeping our dogs safe during the holidays with the Christmas tree and everything else that can distract us. If something unfortunate happens, you don’t want to find yourself saying, “I never would have thought that could happen!” Now, many of you have dogs that are veterans of many Christmases past, […]