Dog Training Tips

May 12, 2016

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Finding the root of your dog's behavioral issues.

Have you ever heard the saying "when mom's not happy, nobody is happy"? When mom is upset, stressed, angry etc. the children and husband tend to feed off the same vibe. When mom is happy, everyone else is as w...

May 11, 2016

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Always be Consistent

One of the biggest mess ups when training a dog, is not having consistency. This could be not using the same command or correcting the dog only sometimes when he does something wrong. This only causes confusion for him and he will not know...

May 11, 2016

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Always be Rewarding When Your Dog Follows Through

When you are training for a job, you wouldn't take to well to someone yelling at you or hitting you for not doing the task you were given correctly would you? Probably not. Dogs are the same way. They are very...

May 11, 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...

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 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 12, 2016

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Rebel the aggressive bulldog and how he is TODAY! For those of you that haven't seen how rebel behaved when we first got him, we put some before clips in the beginning of this video. 
Rebel has bitten several people, bulldozed through every door and claimed - got aggre...

April 12, 2016

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Listen to Your Dog!

Sometimes your dog is better at reading other people and dogs than we are. If your dog does not immediately greet someone or another dog, be patient. Your dog just might be trying to tell you something. It could be as simple as " I need a minute to f...