Train Your Dog To ‘Stay’ Using Positive Reinforcement

Train Your Dog To 'Stay' Using Positive ReinforcementWhen you tell your dog to ‘stay‘ what do they do?  Do they stay till you tell them they can go?  Stay for a minute then get bored and wander off?  Or just flat out ignore you?  If they do anything other then stay till you say otherwise you MUST read this blog.

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Train Your Dog To ‘Down’ Using Positive Reinforcement

Train Your Dog To 'Down' Using Positive ReinforcementDown can be a very difficult lesson to teach dogs.  If your dog doesn’t respect you as a pack leader they won’t submiss to you.  Also, it can have a depressing effect on dogs.  So to teach this, make sure you’re patient and relaxed.
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Train Your Dog To Sit Using Positive Reinforcement

Train Your Dog To Sit Using Positive ReinforcementTraining your dog to sit is definitely one of the easiest lessons.  It’s also one of the most important.  Having your dog sit on your command can defuse potentially stressful situations between dogs or even save your dog from danger if there’s cars or commotion.  Plus it’s respectful on your dog’s part to listen to your request.  The key is teaching them to sit no matter what the distraction.
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How Owning A Dog Can Make You More Sociable

How Owning A Dog Can Make You More Sociable

One thing is for sure.  If you have a dog you have no choice but to exercise it.  That means getting up off the couch and heading out the front door.  And depending on what age, breed and energy level your dog is will depend on how much exercise and stimulation they need.  So here are 3 ideas to help you meet people while out with your dog:
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Prepare Your Dog For The Arrival Of Your New Baby

Prepare Your Dog For The Arrival Of Your New BabyYou’re pregnant!  The most exciting news in the world!  Whether this is your first baby or or not, this new little life joining your family is going to affect your dog.  As wonderful as your dog is, don’t blindly believe they’ll be thrilled with the new addition.  Dogs are not little humans.  They’re animals and they perceive things very differently to humans.  So set your dog up for success by preparing them for your new arrival with these tips: Read more »