Dog Training Myths: Debunked!

  1. My dog looks “guilty” when he does something wrong. By saying our dog looks “guilty,” we are projecting human traits onto an animal. While there can be a change in their appearance, it is not guilt that they are portraying. Pinning their ears back, showing...

What You Can Do To Stop Your Counter Surfing Dog

Can you trust your dog in the kitchen? Even when your back is turned? If you answered no, your dog has probably been rewarded for counter surfing. Counter-surfing is what we say when a dog jumps up onto counters or tables in search of food. Larger dogs might be able...

Puppy Proofing Your Home

Having a puppy in your home is a big responsibility. It is almost like having an agile toddler roaming around the house: they stick things in their mouth and make large messes. You can minimize these behaviors, which will help encourage good behavior from your pet....

Teaching Your Puppy Their Name

Why Teaching Your Puppy’s Name is Important You keep yelling your puppy’s name, and they just continue doing what they were doing, not even looking up at you. How annoying!. Don’t assume your puppy intentionally ignores you. If you have a new puppy, they...

Puppy Training with a Clicker

So, what is puppy training with a clicker? First, let’s explore the rules of using a clicker. Rules of Puppy Training with a Clicker If you click, you must treat. Your clicker is not a way to get your puppy’s attention or get your puppy to come to you. Only...