Petiquette With Jim Burwell: Changing Dog Aggression — Is It Possible?

When you are the owner of a dog that often shows aggression whether to other dogs or people, finding the best information on how to remedy this can be difficult and confusing. There is so much information out there on dog aggression, much of it by hobby trainers. The information could even be harmful.

Petiquette With Jim Burwell: Easy Ways to Train Your Dog Not to Jump on People

Have you ever been all dressed for work, church, or special occasion only to have your dog jump on you and get your clothes all dirty, or worse, knock you down. Are you tired of having to apologize to guests as they come in when their first introduction is to your dog looking like a pogo stick as he jumps up and down on them?

The #1 Killer of Puppies And Young Dogs

Amazing! You would have thought cancer, certainly not behavior problems in puppies and dogs as the #1 killer. However, the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior has validated that behavior issues, not infectious diseases are the number one cause of death for dogs under 3 years of age.

Jim Burwell’s Petiquette: Ten Commandments of Dog Training

There are certain things that every dog owner should know if they expect their dog to grow up to be a well behaved, well adjusted dog. These tips are some basic ideas you should keep in mind so that your dog training can go smoothly and be fun for you and your dog.

Puppy Training: Kids And Dogs

There are many things to consider when choosing to bring a puppy into a home with children. One thing to think about is what type of dog will be gentle and tolerate the child’s behavior.

Petiquette With Jim Burwell: Puppy Training- What’s the best age to start?

Find out how and when to start training your new puppy.

Christmas puppies come with owner responsibilities

With Christmas around the corner – and I do mean literaly “just around the corner”, I am always reminded of the thousands of Christmas puppies (probably even more) that are snuggled up in Santa’s bag waiting to go to a new home this coming Christmas Eve.  More importantly, their wish is that they get a home where […]

New Puppy Tips

It’s puppy season! Bringing home your new puppy is very exciting. There is so much work to be done! Be prepared for some sleepless nights, lots of patience, and some hard work. Two of the most common misconceptions that new owners have are: (A) The new puppy understands language and (B) The new puppy already knows how they are expected to behave in a home. A puppy, just like a human baby, must be taught everything.

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