Training Guides: Dog Barking at Window

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Is your dog barking at the window? Or more accurately, barking at things outside of the window? As a dog trainer, if there’s one behavior that I’ve seen pet owners struggle with the most it’s definitely barking. The worst kind of barking? The dog who sits at the window all day barking at every little … Read more

Training Guides: Dog Barking at Night

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Is your dog barking at night? Dogs bark at night for a few different reasons, so it’s important to determine why your dog is barking before forming a training plan! Some dogs bark at night during the housebreaking process because they wake up and need to potty, and some get into that habit even if … Read more

Best Dog Training Methods Revealed

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When clients ask what the best dog training methods are, it really is a somewhat broad question. Generally speaking, dogs can differ greatly from one individual to the next! With that in mind, it’s important to remember that a few core dog training methods and principles provide the best way to teach your dog effectively … Read more

Anxiety in Dogs at Night & How to Fix It

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Many people reach out to us for help with anxiety in dogs at night. They contact us because their dog either wakes them up throughout the night, or just can’t seem to settle down for the night in their crate. Whining in the crate or waking throughout the night can be related to anxiety in … Read more

Training an Older Dog

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People love to spout the old adage “An old dog can’t learn new tricks,” when training an older dog. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. In reality, most people use it as an excuse because they just can’t manage whatever behavior problem their dog has. While a Puppies and older dogs learn at … Read more

How to Use Dog Nail Clippers The Easy Way

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One of our more popular questions tends to revolve around grooming your pets and how to use dog nail clippers. People love to post entertaining photos on the internet of the wild devices they’ve concocted to keep their dog still while they trim their nails… From Pugs in modified handbags to German Shepherds in full-body … Read more

Low Maintenance Dogs

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Before we jump into this topic, it’s important to understand that there really isn’t such thing as a low maintenance dogs. When you’re planning on adding a new member to your family, you should never do so lightly or with the hope that your new pet won’t take much care or attention. All dogs take … Read more

How to Dog Proof Your Yard

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One of the many questions pet owners as me is how to dog proof your yard. Let’s face it, lots of people actually choose a home because it has a large yard for their dog to run and play. And sometimes their kids to enjoy too, but it’s usually the dog let’s be honest. However, … Read more

Best Dogs For Families

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Everyone loves to have an obedient and loving family pet, but what are the best dogs for families? This article will focus on a variety of specific dog breeds. That does not mean that mixed breeds or “mutts” cannot be good family dogs! We are just focusing primarily on dogs based on their historically bred … Read more

Crate Training a Puppy

Crate Training a Puppy

One of the very first things new puppy owners add to their shopping lists is a crate to crate train their puppy! It’s for good reason. Crate training can be an incredibly effective tool when it comes to housetraining your puppy. However, there is still plenty of misinformation floating around out there when it comes … Read more