How to Choose a Good Dog Trainer

Written By Victoria Stilwell For the majority of modern dog owners, choosing the right dog trainer is one of the most important decisions they will have to make regarding their dog. Unfortunately, it can also be one of the most difficult decisions to get right. Assuming you have already determined that you need the help […]

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dog recall training in Cumming GA

One of the most important things to teach your puppy and dog is to come when called. There is nothing more frustrating than a dog that doesn’t come when you need them too. Plus if they ever run off or get loose this is a safety issue and may save your dog’s life. So how […]

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New Dog and Puppy Training Methods

I just got back from a three day seminar at Canine Assistants in Alpharetta GA this weekend. First, if you do not know about Canine Assistants and the owner Jennifer Arnold you are missing out on one of the best service dog programs in the world. Canine Assistants has placed thousands of service dogs over […]

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Positive Dog Training Methods

Positive Dog Training or Positive Reinforcement Training is using a reward or reinforcement to increase the behavior that you want. Rewards can be a number of things such as praise, petting, time with you, a walk, a car ride, to go outside, play, tugging, a ball, a toy, play with other dogs and of course […]

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Fun Enrichment and Exercise for Dogs

Enrichment and exercise for dogs is such an important part of providing for your dogs developmental needs.  Just like us they can get bored and try to find their own fun. So be creative, use some of my ideas and provide the enrichment and exercise your dog needs instead of leaving the choice up to […]

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Normal Dog Behavior

Understanding normal dog behavior can help to prevent many of the behavior problems that our pet dogs have. It’s interesting that many of the behaviors that are normal for dogs are the things that give us the most problems like chewing, jumping, guarding, counter surfing, chasing, aggression and social behavior. So if we can understand […]

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How to Prevent Dog Behavior Problems

Dog behavior problems are one of the biggest reasons for dogs to be relinquished or euthanized to shelters each year. Over two million of these dogs die because of their problems. A study from University of California Davis has shown that with even one hour of formal training the rate of relinquishment decreases by 20 […]

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How to Train a Dog to be Well Mannered

How to train a dog to be the well mannered dog that you have always wanted. One of the most important parts of training your dog is to teach your dog what you want them to do. They really have no idea what we want, we need to show them. Then you need to understand […]

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Dog Training for your Pet Dog

Dog training for your pet dog is teaching them how to interact and live in our world. Today’s pet dogs are more of an important part of our lives than ever before. Our dogs are in our house, sleep in our beds, go with us everywhere and are a big part of our family now. […]

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