Entries by Jim Burwell

My Dog Jumps on Houseguests

Dog Jumps On House Guests   Your 4 Step Plan for a Dog That Jumps Here’s how to work on a dog that  jumps on house guests. Step 1 It all starts when the doorbell rings and your dog is on leash. When you go to the door, have your jumping  dog on a leash […]

Dog Pulling on Leash 3 Tips

  3 Tips to Stop Your Dog Pulling On Leash   Is your dog pulling on a leash? Well, here’s three tips that’ll help you solve that problem. Stop Your Dog Pulling on leash Rule Number One:   Have the right equipment. Use a six foot leash, standard leash, no Flexi’s or anything like that, and […]

Dog Training Tip For Training Small Dogs

Dog Training  Small Dogs   Training small dogs that are extremely hyper and jumpy can be very frustrating to train.  They move around so much! One thing  can change all that and make training a breeze. Here’s what you can do. You can train that small dog, that small, jumpy, hyper dog on a raised […]

SIT – The Swiss Army Knife of Dog Behavior

  A Good Sit is The One Must Have  Obedience Command Why do I call a Good Sit, the Swiss Army Knife of Dog Behavior, Dog Obedience commands? First, it’s an easy command to teach. It’s one of the first things all dog owners and all dog training class teach you and your dog to […]

Dog Guards You

Does Your  Dog  Guard You? Here’s how you can create a dog that guards you. You just got a brand new rescue dog . Lucky dog, since you’re home all day he’ll get lots of attention and love and you two can become great friends. A week or so goes by and you start to […]

Bored Dog Creates Behavior Problems

Have a Bored Dog? This May Be Creating Behavior Problems In many cases a bored dog is very similar to a bored child. If you don’t fill that brain with good things to do and think about, both the child and the dog will find things on their own to do to solve their boredom. […]

SIT STAY A Must Have Command

  A reliable sit stay is a must have command. But most people don’t train this at all or train it haphazardly. Have you ever wondered how you could get a better sit stay or down stay with your dog? I’ve been training on platforms and tables for years.   Using a platform to train your […]

I’ve got a jumpy dog – Easy Fix

 Nobody Likes a Jumpy Dog If you’ve got a jumpy dog then you want to know what’s the solution? Well, teach your dogs to do something else. What is that something else? An easy solution might be to teach your dog to sniff something else other than try to jump up and sniff your face, […]

Backyard Barking Solutions

BACKYARD BARKING SOLUTIONS   Why Is My Dog  Barking in the Backyard? If your dog’s backyard barking has got you concerned, and your neighbors are complaining, it’s always best to figure out first why he’s barking. He could be fence-barking at the dog next door, like Keeper does sometimes, or he could be just plain […]