Category Archives: Training

Why dogs do this A dog pulls on the leash for several reasons: • Sees, hears, or smells something exciting. • Excess energy makes it hard for her to contain herself. • Through experience, realizes that pulling on leash makes the handler walk faster or go the direction she wants. • Because she can. Why […]

is not like the other.

Many people understand the importance of socializing a puppy. They make sure puppies get to experience a wide variety of people, places, and situations. What many people don’t realize, however, is that it’s just as important to continue socializing dogs well into adulthood. What is Dog Socialization? Dog socialization involves making your dog comfortable with […]

There’s hope for every dog

..as performed by Jessie the Jack Russell terrier:

I’ve always said you can train a dog to do just about anything:

“We not only help people who cannot see, but also those who have seen too much”

One of the best things you can teach your dog is to come when called. Teaching perfect recall isn’t that difficult, but when we do it incorrectly, it seems like the most impossible thing on earth.  The golden rule, in my opinion: your dog needs to associate coming to you with only the best possible […]