Posts Tagged “dog training”

Podcast-The Biggest Mistakes YOU Are Making in Dog Training

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Podcast-The Biggest Mistakes YOU Are Making in Dog Training

In this podcast, Travis Brorsen, host of  Animal Planet’s ‘My Big Fat Pet Makeover’ joins us to talk about the biggest mistakes people make in trying to train their dog and get frustrated, and give up.   If you have a dog that you think cannot be trained, then this is the episode you should…

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Should My Dog Be Allowed to Sleep With Me?

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Should My Dog Be Allowed to Sleep With Me?

Buster Boy has been sleeping with me in bed since he was a puppy but not always happily! Sometimes I end up annoying him from petting and loving  on him while he is trying to sleep and he ends up moving to the floor.   The internet is full of arguments on both sides, and…

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Podcast-Homage to Smiley the Blind Therapy dog

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Podcast-Homage to Smiley the Blind Therapy dog

Smiley the Blind Therapy Dog has crossed over after a long fight with cancer. In 2015 we interviewed Smiley’s Mom  Joanne George, just at the time when his decline started, and at the time Smiley had not yet gotten involved in social media and we encouraged Joanne to start a Facebook page for Smiley. As of…

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Barking Dogs That Drive People Insane

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Barking Dogs That Drive People Insane

by Kevin Davies   A barking dog can be very upsetting and annoying to most people, and can cause your neighbors to report you to the local dog control. It is important to understand that your dog is not barking just to annoy you and the neighbors, they are indeed trying to communicate with you…

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Clicker Training as Easy as 1-2-3

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Clicker Training as Easy as 1-2-3

  by Sally Gutteridge   Why and how do we clicker train dogs, what does it mean and why is the click such a hugely coveted reward? Read on to find out. At its core, clicker training is a very simple process. When a dog performs an action, the clicker is used to indicate the…

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Training Tips for the New Year to Make a Happy Puppy

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Training Tips for the New Year to Make a Happy Puppy

Photo courtesy of PuppySpot sponsored post While welcoming a new puppy into your home can be an exciting time for you and your family, it can quickly become overwhelming if proper training is not prioritized. According to the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, dog owners can start training as early as seven weeks of age….

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How to Train a Dog to Stop Digging

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How to Train a Dog to Stop Digging

by  Lauren Peralta   Does your dog love to dig? Ever wonder why?  One of the most annoying habits that most canines have is their love for digging.  While this may seem to be a natural behavior, this is an annoying habit that can easily get on your nerves especially when you don’t want to…

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Pokémon Go With Your Dog – Five Essential Gaming Tips

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Pokémon Go With Your Dog – Five Essential Gaming Tips

By Healey Lockett   OMG it’s everywhere! Herds roam parks and streets hunting the elusive Vaporeon, spurning common Pidgeys and Wheedles for the more rare pocket monsters. These Poke-Zombies stare at their phones and bump into strangers as stagger about. It doesn’t have to be like that! If you’ve been living under a rock you…

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BARK TO SCHOOL TIME FOR YOUR DOG

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BARK TO SCHOOL TIME FOR YOUR DOG

By Travis Brorsen   It’s that time again, summer is coming to an end, vacations are over and school’s back in session. But back to school doesn’t just impact our kids. It means CHANGE for your furry friends as well. This is a great time of year to be thinking about schooling/training for your dog…

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Discovering Agility With Your Dog

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Discovering Agility With Your Dog

By John Youngblood   If you are lucky enough to be sharing your life with a dog, you’ve probably seen it hundreds of times.  Each time your dog brings you a toy to tug, a ball to throw, or runs around with some unmentionables fresh out of the laundry basket so you will chase him,…

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