The types of dogs I’m interested in are active and known to be challenging, so I’m trying to plan some sort of routine NOW, before we actually get this hypothetical, hyperactive pup.
My dog is a retrieving fool. Even in his old age, Ace will not stop dropping his tennis ball at my feet for “one” more toss if he knows he can get away with it. “One more time?” he asks, tail wagging. That’s why I use the phrase “That’s enough.” I say it in a serious, …
How to stop a dog from begging for his own food before meals. Other than telling the dog to stay on a dog bed, how else can you stop the begging?
If your dog goes completely nuts out of excitement before a walk, you’re not alone. It’s a common problem! And what if you have two dogs? And they’re both excited, basically getting each other more and more worked up? Heck, what if you have 3 dogs? By “excited” I mean the dogs might be racing …
I want to show new dog owners that a dog is never fully “trained.” It’s an endless work in progress, at least for me.
Are verbal corrections OK in dog training? Or is it no longer acceptable to tell your dog no? I’ll be the first to admit I tell my dog no all the time.
How do you reinforce calm behavior from a hyper dog? This post includes my tips on how to get an excited, high-energy dog to relax before and during walks.