Dog Training Tips

December 22, 2016

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When to use treats in training.

Treats are like any other tool used for training. Not every training tool works on every dog. We have to figure out what method works best for each dog that comes in to training. 

Some dogs are hyper, excited, up beat, just full of energy....

December 20, 2016

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How failing is important to learning.

In order to succeed you must fail first. When you fail, you try over and over again until you finally get it. Each time you learn from your mistakes and correct them. No one starts off knowing or getting everything right the first...

December 18, 2016

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Daily Tip!

Teach your children how to interact with dogs in public.

Often while in public, we will get asked frequently by children if they can pet the dogs we have with us. Sometimes they don't even ask, they just run up and do it. While we do bring dogs into public to...

December 16, 2016

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The Benefit of a pack walk.

We always tell our clients one of the things their dog will be doing is learning how to walk in a pack. Although all of their training and skills they learn are important, walking in a pack is on the higher end of the chart and here are a f...

December 15, 2016

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Does your dog have to know basic commands to be well behaved? 

The answer is No, they do not! Here's why:

It's similar to children. Some parents have experienced raising two children in a completely different way. One child always did as told, never really got into t...

December 14, 2016

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Weekly Q&A
"How do I stop my outside dog from tearing up bedding? "

This is a great question and we have answers for you! 

A couple of you suggested using straw or shavings instead of an actual bed. This is one of the answers! We suggest using straw in the winter tim...

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