The First Things I’m Training My Puppy in Public!




Teach Your Dog To Ring A Bell For House Training

Teaching your dog to ring a bell to let you know when it needs to go outside to do its business is really pretty easy. I have found that it usually takes somewhere between 4 to 8 weeks for the dog to catch on to the process. About 85% of the dogs catch on and are willing to do it while about 5% of the dogs actually get scared by the bell. Usually these are the very small dogs.

Is Dog Health Insurance A Good Idea?

The answer to that question is simple; yes and no! If you are wealthy and money is not a problem then insurance is probably not a good deal. However if you live paycheck to paycheck and coming up with $3,000.00 for a major health problem for your dog would be next to impossible then yes insurance is great.

Does Joining Dog Associations Make You A Better Trainer?

No, belonging to every dog training association does not make you a better trainer. In fact in my opinion it is simply a waste of money unless you are very active in these associations and or the type of person that just loves being part of a club.

5 Ways to Enjoy Summer With Your Dog

During the warmer months of summer, many pet owners prepare early to spend time outdoors with their dogs. These 5 tips will help make it enjoyable for everyone.

Good Dog Breeds for Families

Choosing the right breed og dog can be daunting. Everyone has their preferences, but they have to admit that not all dogs are created equal. Some breeds are more prone to violence and dog bite claims than others. Have no fear! There are plenty of options, big and small, if you want to avoid getting bitten by a dog.

Factors To Consider Before Enrolling Dogs Into Obedience Schools

Pet dogs often need training from qualified professionals. There are many reputed obedience schools that train dogs of all breeds. Pet owners should consider some factors before sending their dogs to such schools.

Love Dogs? Then Consider Becoming A Trainer

Do you love dogs and enjoy spending time with them? If so then a career as a dog trainer just may be right up your alley. Becoming a professional dog trainer is not that difficult and starting your own business can be very rewarding.

Do Dogs Need A Backyard?

When it comes to the question “do dogs need a backyard” the answer is simple. A backyard would be nice however you don’t need to have a yard to have a happy well cared for dog. Let’s talk about it for a few minutes.

Does Your Dog Follow You Everywhere?

We usually call this type of a dog a “Velcro Dog”. Do you have one? Some people enjoy having their dog with them all the time and some people find it to be very annoying. Let’s talk about Velcro dogs.

Tips For Socializing Your Dog

Socialization for a dog is very important and it’s something that must be done when the dog is young. Quite often people think they’re doing the right things when it comes to socialization but they are actually not because they don’t know exactly what socialization means.

Keep Your Dog Safe When Driving

Maybe you have seen the person driving with a dog in their lap or with its head out the driver’s side window. This is very dangerous and is simply an accident waiting to happen. Let’s discuss some things you could and should do to keep you as well as your dog safe and secure when riding in a car.

Keep Your Dog From Jumping The Fence

Is your dog a fence jumper? If so that can be very dangerous for your dog because it could get lost or run over by a car. Let’s talk about some things you can do to help solve that problem.

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