Choosing a boarding facility can be challenging. Here is a list of questions to ask facilities and recommended answers.
Finding the right dog walker is important. Here are some questions to ask when interviewing potential dog walkers and recommended answers.
Review these ten questions and answers before hiring a professional dog trainer.
Watch this video to learn how to address problem behaviors and introduce your dog to new situations.
Watch this video to learn how to teach your dog the Find It command.
Watch this video to learn how to redirect your dog with the Turn and Go command.
Watch this video to learn how to properly handle your dog on leash.
Watch this video to learn how to teach your dog the touch or hand target command to redirect and focus his attention on you.
Watch this video to learn how to teach your dog to wait. This is particularly helpful in preventing your dog from rushing out the door.
Watch this video to learn how to teach your dog to go down on command.
Watch this video to learn how to teach your dog the Leave It command in 60 seconds. This command is useful in preventing your dog from picking up undesirable items outdoors.
Watch this video to teach your dog her name. Name recognition is important outdoors as well as indoors.
Watch this video to teach your dog to make eye contact with you. It is important to be able to focus your dog’s attention when you’re out and about.
Watch this video to teach your dog how to sit on command.
Dogs belong inside your home as part of your family. Find out why it’s important to train your dog to behave appropriately inside.
Find out why tying your dog outside while you run into a store or restaurant is not in your dog’s best interest.
Learn ways to address excitement and fear urination by your dog during greetings.
Learn about choosing the right diet for your dog based on age and lifestyle to promote health and prevent obesity.
Learn about the different types of vaccinations and why it is important to keep your dog properly vaccinated.
Learn why it is important to properly care for your pet’s teeth and the benefits of using anesthesia for a thorough cleaning and examination.
Pets exhibit pain in a variety of ways, which can be difficult to recognize. Learn how to identify pain in your pet and how to address it.
Learn about the different types of ticks and proper ways to prevent and remove ticks from your pet.
Teach your dog to be left alone without setting off his anxiety with this training game. See also Separation-Related Problems, Independence Training, Crate Training, and KONG Stuffing handouts for more information.
Learn what aggression looks like and how to address aggressive behavior in your dog.