Dog Training Tips

April 25, 2016

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Have you ever had a dog that just rushes through the front door when you open it, or jump in the car the second the door opens, or shoves his head in his food bowl before you can even put it down for him, or bark automatically the second they hear a knock or thump? Thi...

April 24, 2016

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Day 10 of How to Ruin Your Dog.

Do you ignore bad behavior in hopes it will just go away?

Whenever you have a dog who growls, barks, snarls, or tries to lunge through a fence at another person or animal and you ignore it, you are creating a monster. Not correcting the un...

April 24, 2016

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Day 9 of How to Ruin Your Dog.

Does love for your dog actually get in the way of his well-being?

Have you ever heard of the saying "Tough Love". Sometimes we have to have tough love when it comes to the well-being of our dogs. We hear so many times, "I don't know if I c...

April 24, 2016

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Day 8 of How to Ruin Your Dog.

Is your voice always in a soft tone?

When we were kids and our parents would correct us, they always changed the tone in their voice. Their tone would be deep and strong versus soft and sweet. When we correct our dogs, we have to do the sa...

April 22, 2016

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Day 7 of How to Ruin Your Dog

Do you reward your dog for accomplishing tasks given?

When we have a job, we take breaks to rejuvenate. Sometimes, If we do really well at our job, we are given rewards for our accomplishments. Dogs should be treated the same way.

Its always...

April 22, 2016

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Day 6 of How to Ruin Your Dog.

Are your tools for your dog being used incorrectly?

When we use tools to aid in the training of our dogs, we sometimes un-intentionally use them the wrong way. Making sure you have the correct knowledge on how to use your tools will secure...

April 20, 2016

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Daily dog training tip #5. Are you his best friend or his leader first?

When you have a new boss, you immediately do not become friends first. This is because the boss has to set rules and boundaries before he can build any further relationship with you. This is to en...

April 19, 2016

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Daily dog training tip #4. To much love, affection, and freedom with not enough structure and balance.

We all love to love on our dogs. A lot of us view them as our "kids" or our "fur babies" Sometimes we can give to much love and affection and not enough structure and...

April 19, 2016

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Daily dog training tip #3. Allowing your dog to be in your bubble 24/7

When a dog has full on access to you and your personal space, whether we invited them in or not, this will only cause separation anxiety and/or possessiveness. This can include jumping in your lap w...

April 19, 2016

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Daily dog training tip #2.

It's human nature for most of us to want to nurture what we love. Babying or nurturing an insecure or nervous dog will only deepen the insecurities of the dog and will only make it harder to correct the misguided behavior. The best way to he...

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