Dog Behaviour

Dog Behavior improves inside with a leash

  Dog Behavior Inside Will Improve with a Leash       It never fails. Whenever I go into client’s home to work on their dog behavior, starting with lesson one, owners are surprised to hear me say, “Put a leash on your dog in the house.” Now, on lesson two, they are even more […]

Better Dog Manners Outside – Start Inside

  Get Better Dog Manners Outside by Doing This First Inside   I’m a firm believer that  better dog manners are achieved, if you set boundaries for your dog in your home. You can call them boundaries, or rules, or whatever you want to call them, and you reinforce them daily, you’ll get much better […]

Multiple Dog Crazies

Multiple Dog Crazies – 3 Tips Dealing with multiple dogs can be a daunting task.  When Leila and I got married we combined 7 dogs and 1 cat!  It could have been a disaster but we immediately set about putting rules and boundaries into place so my 4 dogs and her 3 dogs would do […]

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Good Dog Doorbell Manners

Good Dog Doorbell Manners The fix for good dog doorbell manners   Have one good alternative behavior for good dog doorbell manners  instead of running to the door and barking and scratching on it.You get to pick that behavior. Now, whether it’s go to your bed, a good sit-stay, or stay back from the door. […]

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How to Teach A Great Stay

  How to Teach a Great Stay with Your Dog   Teaching A Great Stay – It’s  an important command You know, once your dog knows how to sit, there are three steps to teach your dog to stay in a sit. So, Keeper and I are going to show you those three steps. We’re […]

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Good Down Command Prevents Bad Dog Behavior

  A good  down command is a great stationary or control command to prevent unwanted behaviors or to redirect to just in case you forgot to put your dog in the down to begin with. Here’s a very easy way to teach your dog to do a down in about four to five easy steps, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]